The facts of this shameful case are generally well known: the National School Boards Association (NSBA) wrote to the FBI, asking it to investigate as “domestic terrorism”protests at school board meetings against the introduction of Critical Race Theory into public school curricula. That was bad enough, but now the story has gotten even worse. On Tuesday, Fox News revealed that “Education Secretary Miguel Cardona solicited the much-criticized letter from the National School Boards Association that compared protesting parents to domestic terrorists,” according to an email exchange it had reviewed.
Fox reported that “the email exchange indicates Cardona was more involved with the letter’s creation than previously known. President Biden’s Department of Justice relied on the NSBA letter, which suggested using the Patriot Act against parents, in creating its own memo directing the FBI to mobilize in support of local education officials.”
The smoking-gun email came from the NSBA’s Secretary-Treasurer, Kristi Swett, on Oct. 5. Swett noted that Chip Slaven, the NSBA’s interim top dog, “told the officers he was writing a letter to provide information to the White House, from a request by Secretary Cardona.” The NSBA letter provided this “information” with a tone of overpowering hysteria:
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