Teacher Ken: Biden Says We Are Living Through a “Battle for the Soul of This Nation”

Teacher Ken: Biden Says We Are Living Through a “Battle for the Soul of This Nation”
by dianeravitch
Kenneth Bernstein, who blogs at The Daily Kos as Teacher Ken, calls attention to a perceptive statement by former Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden writes:

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Kenneth Bernstein, who blogs at The Daily Kos as Teacher Ken, calls attention to a perceptive statement by former Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden writes:

“The giant forward steps we have taken in recent years on civil liberties and civil rights and human rights are being met by a ferocious pushback from the oldest and darkest forces in America. Are we really surprised they rose up? Are we really surprised they lashed back? Did we really think they would be extinguished with a whimper rather than a fight?”

One man has brought the forces of darkness out of the shadows.

What can we do?

“We have to do what our president has not. We have to uphold America’s values. We have to do what he will not. We have to defend our Constitution. We have to remember our kids are watching. We have to show the world America is still…

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