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Opinion: The final speech of the previous superintendent of state colleges is just harmful.

Diane Douglas offered this Fb rant on Wednesday night time, July three, 2019 (Picture: Fb)

I can't determine which one is extra embarrassing.

The truth that the previous Arizona state college superintendent can’t spell.

The truth that she accused the present Arizona state college superintendent of selling pedophilia.

Or the truth that we, as a state, selected it.

Like that crazy-eyed mole from the outdated days of arcades, former state superintendent Diane Douglas poked his head into the general public on July three. She fired a Fb put up by which she warned the world that State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman "and her sort" are attempting to make it sexually acceptable to have intercourse with youngsters.

Douglas actually stated that?

I'm undecided who the "ilk" of Hoffman are, however Douglas was apparently agitated by the superintendent's proposal to vary state pointers on intercourse schooling. The adjustments, which weren’t adopted by the state Board of Schooling, included including language that states that intercourse schooling should be "medically and scientifically correct."

Cue Douglas: "Don’t doubt for a minute that a part of the excellent" medical and scientifically correct "sexual schooling that Hoffman is selling and his sort is to get youngsters to simply accept intercourse with adults."

Ah, however Hoffman isn’t the one state official concerned on this nice conspiracy, in keeping with Douglas. Preserve studying:

“Katie Hobbs confirmed the pedephilia flag (sic) within the Capital constructing final week together with the homosexual flag. LGBT, the following one on the acceptance record is pedaphila (sic) after which incest. Depart our youngsters out of their intercourse life and their sexual agendas. "

On July four, Douglas acknowledged that the flag in query, briefly hung from the state Capitol final week, was the transgender flag, one which Hobbs flew to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion in New York Metropolis.

What’s a "pedophilia flag"?

The truth is, there isn’t a "pedephila flag", not even a pedophilia flag. That could be a social media hoax collected and reported breathlessly by the right-wing media on which Douglas depends to obtain information.

On July four, Douglas apologized for his mistake, however not for his ignorance or his insult to the state official who changed it.

Nor to Secretary of State Hobbs, whom Douglas accused of displaying a (nonexistent) flag in help of the perverts.

Not even all LGBTQ folks on this planet, every of whom Douglas slandered with the refined implication that they’re attempting to catch their youngsters.

It has already been stated and stated and stated earlier than, however maybe it has not but reached the "information" media on which Douglas relies upon for info, so I’ll say it once more.

Most pedophiles are usually not homosexual

It’s a fantasy that the majority pedophiles are homosexual. Examine after examine has proven that there isn’t a hyperlink between pedophilia and homosexuality.

Hoffman is a speech therapist. She understands the ability of phrases.

"This straight feeds the discrimination and the drive of concern that results in larger charges of bullying in our colleges, a better suicide charge and different psychological well being challenges," he stated. The Republic.

Cheap folks can debate whether or not the updates proposed by Hoffman to the state's intercourse schooling pointers are a good suggestion.

However to pervert that right into a twisted warning that Hoffman, Hobbs and the homosexual neighborhood are going to search for their youngsters?

That’s simply sick.

And figuratively worthy of the identical destiny that occurs to that crazy-eyed mole each time it seems

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