If you were expecting someone who was actually qualified, you clearly weren’t paying attention to Betsy Devos. If the name I’m about to give you sounds like “of course. He would pick him.”, then you have been paying attention…
Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, will lead an education task force put together by President Donald Trump, a spokesman for the university told CNN Thursday.
Len Stevens, the school’s spokesman, said Falwell — the son of Jerry Falwell Sr., the late televangelist — will push to stop regulations coming out of the Education Department, especially those that apply to colleges and universities.
The White House declined to comment.
I’m genuinely tempted to just quote the whole article…
Falwell has been particularly interested in curbing rules that require schools to investigate campus sexual assault under Title IX, a federal law that bans discrimination in education.
Falwell) has an interest in eliminating what he feels are overreaches by the federal government, particularly the Department of Education, as pertains to colleges and universities across the country,” Stevens told CNN in an email.
“Title IX is one of the areas he mentioned where there is over-regulation,” Stevens added, adding that Falwell feels issues regarding investigating campus sexual assault are “better left to police, attorneys, judges.”
So this anti-science, misogynistic, racist, homophobic asshole now has a place in the White House.
It’s not surprising… at all. In fact, it fits.
Now I’m just wondering what role Ken Ham, Kent Hovind, and Ray Comfort will play in the illegitimate administration…
Do me a favor and keep blowing up the phones, emails, and fax machines of your politicians. If it isn’t too late to block this, let’s do it.