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Donald Trump Jr. is drawing flak after he disparaged “loser teachers” by claiming they’re trying to foist socialist ideals on pupils throughout America. The president’s son opened up for his father on Monday night for the rally they held in El Paso, TX. At one point, Trump Jr. gave a shoutout to young conservatives while blasting teachers who are supposedly trying to “indoctrinate” them into embracing socialism. “Keep up that fight, bring it to your schools,” Trump Jr. said. “You don’t have to be indoctrinated by these loser teachers that are trying to sell you on socialism from birth.” Trump Jr.’s remarks drew attention online, and now he’s getting panned by those who took his comments as a smear on educators.
-Every single thing he says is an insanity-level lie.— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) February
-Don Jr. calling teachers losers is straight heartbreaking.
-SMH right off https://t.co/SRAoxDyJIX2019
Loser teacher here. It’s true I dont make a lot of money, but I earned it on my own (with the help of some loser socialist teachers at the University.) At least I never had to ask my daddy for a pardon. #loserteachers https://t.co/uZ3fXC0Jq5 — Josh McCall (@Mccallforall) February 12, 2019
My wife teaches at a school predominantly serving poor and minority kids. She’s not a union member. She doesn’t teach about socialism. But she sure heard “loser teachers” https://t.co/IWM8a8vkBH — Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) February 12, 2019
“Loser teachers”? Before my shot & killed herself, she was a special needs teacher. Without teachers investing their time in me, I wouldn’t be where I am. When you get a chance, thank a teacher b/c too many people fail to do so pic.twitter.com/ZFVkHOJ8Ae — Khary Penebaker, Fx (@kharyp) February 12, 2019
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He called them “loser teachers.” Raise your hand if you know an amazing teacher who smashes that insult to pieces. #LifesavingTeachers #teachers #education https://t.co/QMn9k4utyn — Jess Phoenix (@jessphoenix2018) February 12, 2019