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Washington Post Fact Checks Trump’s Gloomy Inaugural Speech But Overlooks His Smear of Education

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Trump has spent most of his days living in a billionaire’s bubble, most recently in a gold-plated penthouse, so to his limited vision, the rest of us live in squalor. Everything’s a mess, everyone is poor (other than the members of his cabinet), the cities are crumbling, no one has a job, the schools are “flush with cash,” but no one learns anything.


The Washington Post fact checked his speech and corrected many of his statements. 


Unfortunately, the fact checking did not include a correction of Trump’s false claims about American education.


He said,


“But for too many of our citizens, a different reality exists: Mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities; rusted-out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation; an education system, flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of knowledge; and the crime and gangs and drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our country of so much unrealized potential.


Deprived of knowledge?


I challenge Trump, the members of his cabinet, the members of Congress, and the editorial board of the Washington Post to take a test composed of eighth grade NAEP questions in math and publish their scores!


I doubledare them! How dare they slander our children and teachers when they themselves would fail the same tests that our kids are expected to pass. Eighth grade, not high school!


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