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George W. Bush Was "Mainstreamed," Says Conservative Columnist

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Everyone hates conservative columnist Ann Coulter right now (she recently joked that perhaps women shouldn't get to vote). But she did write something a little funnier in her new book: "“President George W. Bush is evidently the first mentally retarded person to get a Harvard M.B.A., graduate from the U.S. Air Force Flight School, be elected governor of Texas and then be elected President of the United States twice. I Guess that's what they call 'mainstreaming.'” Yikes.
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I'm not sure you should be promoting this documentary. I was alternately enraged and saddened when I watched it by accident on that actual anniversary.
Fifty years later and the school is still segregated within was the message.
Worse was the barrage of students and adults--both white and black-- that explained the racial divide and achievement gap by pointing to bad parenting by Blacks, unmotivated black students, and then the pity party our country has for poor people. No one seemed to point to some of the structural racism at play. Even the school's principal said with
tears in her eyes, 'Some of your peers have never had anyone read a
book to them. They don't even have a dictionary in their homes. Can
you imagine?" It was the epitome of paternalism. This she says to an AP class of mostly white students and
two black female students who are then put on the spot to explain why
they are there? Infuriating!!!!

Coulter isn't "funny." That you think she is makes you the candidate for mainstreaming. Her affront isn't as much to Bush (what joke hasn't already been made?) as it is to, what you and she call, "retarded" people.

I agree with Coulter.

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