On Friday’s HBO show “Real Time,” The Atlantic author and writer Caitlin Flanagan said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D) candidate’s statement that parents shouldn’t tell schools what to teach McAuliffe “stepped in.” to the side of the teachers’ union. ” And that McAuliffe is “a rich man who sent all his children to private schools and no one has ever told him in his life that we’re going to tell your eight-year-old something you don’t want him to know” without the words of the parents.
Flanagan said, “Terry McAuliffe, I’m a Democrat … but he’s a politician who breaks in and was on the side of the teachers’ union. Because it’s like where his bread is spread. And he’s a rich man who sent all his kids to private schools and never in his life has anyone told him we’re going to tell your eight-year-old something you don’t want him to know, and we’re going to keep her for seven hours, that she will do it and you have no control over it. “
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