A teacher was caught on video angrily ranting at a student for calmly wearing President Donald Trump’s iconic “Make America Great Again” hat.
The video starts with the student calling out the teacher for targeting him because of his political views.
“You’re admitting to discriminating against a certain group of people,” the student said.
Then, the teacher went on a long, incomprehensible rant about workplace “decorum.”
“I don’t get what that has to do with expressing my political views,” the student replied.
The teacher responded by accusing the student of using the hat to “provoke” others.
“Stop provoking people … People are provoked by the presence of your hat,” the teacher said.
That’s an absurd reason to ask someone to remove their hat. Students are too sensitive if they are “provoked” by a campaign slogan used by their own president.
The date and location of the incident were not available, but the video was posted to YouTube on Sunday by a user identified as Frank Sharp. By Wednesday morning, it had amassed almost 200,000 views. And it’s easy to see why.
If students were truly upset about the young man’s hat, which is sadly believable, then they shouldn’t have looked at it. The students should have focused on their lesson instead of letting themselves get “provoked” by a harmless hat.
But I guess the students couldn’t focus on their lesson even if they wanted to because their teacher stopped class to berate the hat-wearing student.
“You just need to be a bit cool, take your hat off, or get out,” the teacher pleaded.
The teacher seemed to be the most upset person in the room. I don’t think he’s cut out for the job if he’s going to make such a big deal out of a Trump hat.
“You’re putting me in a position where I’m either going to gather everyone up and go to another classroom, and you can remain here, like an a**hole, or you can take your hat off.”
“Don’t we have freedom of expression and freedom to education?” the student asked.
“I don’t care. You do not. You’re not an adult and you’re in a school,” the teacher responded.
The student wouldn’t concede and the teacher gathered up the entire class to evacuate the classroom as if the MAGA hat was radioactive waste.
It’s sad that our tax dollars are being spent on whiny teachers who get triggered over Trump hats.
But as sad as it was, the teacher’s retreat was a win for the student. The whole incident showed just intellectually bankrupt the modern left actually is.
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