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Trump's New Plan For Promoting 'Patriotic Education' Slammed For Sounding A Lot Like Fascism

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On Thursday, September 17, President Trump announced that he will be creating a new educational initiative to "promote patriotic education" in an upcoming executive order.

The initiative seems to a be a reaction to The New York Times' "The 1619 Project" which looks at American history through the lens of racial injustice by "placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative."

President Trump has been an outspoken critic of teaching young Americans about racial inequality.



On social media, many people saw President Trump's attempt to push a sanitized version of history onto young people as a step towards fascism.



Supporting America doesn't mean ignoring its many flaws and mistakes.

We can give that message to our children.



Trump's new initiative drew some very unflattering comparisons.




History and true facts are two things Trump has never been particularly passionate about.


Perhaps President Trump needs a lesson of his own before he starts trying to push educational initiatives on the students of America.