Instead, their talking points were a jumbled, bad faith explosion of claims that they were actually against racism and just worried about "divisive" lessons.
It turns out that liberal critics were right and conservatives were lying.
Rufo's dishonesty should be apparent to anyone who has read "Maus," as there really is no better book to teach.
RELATED: Why the panic over "critical race theory" is the perfect right-wing troll.
So now the truth is out: Republicans weren't upset about "critical race theory" or anything like it.
It was a fake panic, propped up to cover for what they really want to do: Erase the history of racism from schools.
As usual, despite their denials, Republicans really are behaving like the deplorables their critics say they are. »