Maybe alarmed by multiple polls exhibiting Republican Glenn Youngkin surging forward within the Virginia gubernatorial race, CBS and ABC on Monday spewed false statements and provided a snide dismissal of his rise. On CBS Mornings, co-host Nate Burleson misled: “One key challenge for Youngkin, opposition to the instructing of Vital Race Principle in faculties. The curriculum isn’t taught in Virginia faculties.”
Additionally in 2019, below Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam, Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane despatched a memo to Virginia public faculties endorsing “Foundations of Vital Race Principle in Training,” as an necessary “device” that may “additional spur developments in schooling.”
Again on CBS, Burleson provided an help to slime Youngkin: “McAuliffe has referred to as the tactic a racist canine whistle.”
Over on ABC’s Good Morning America on Monday, reporter Stephanie Ramos dismissed the Youngkin surge this manner: “Polls present Political newcomer Glenn Youngkin statistically tied with McAuliffe, utilizing speaking factors Republicans have seized on just like the economic system and schooling.”
What speaking factors? What, precisely, is the problem with schooling? May it’s the Loudoun, Virginia sex assaults by a male scholar in a ladies lavatory? Ramos didn’t say.
On Sunday’s GMA, Kenneth Moton dismissed the Youngkin rise as but extra seizing from the GOP: “The large challenge seems to be schooling, and Youngkin has seized on the anger from dad and mom over masks mandates and the instructing of Vital Race Principle. President Biden gained Virginia by ten factors in 2020.”
On October 24, NBC’s Antonia Hylton falsely said, “[CRT] not taught in public faculties, however some conservative activists and oldsters have turned it right into a catch-all for variety applications and classes about racism they are saying might make white college students really feel guilt.”
If Glenn Youngkin wins on Tuesday, prepare for the networks to spin it because the success of racist Republican speaking factors.
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7:10 AM ET
NATE BURLESON: Now to attainable bother for Democrats in a key governor’s race in Virginia. New polling averages present that Republican Glenn Youngkin is simply barely forward of Democrat Terry Mcauliffe. The 2 candidates spent the weekend making an attempt to drum up last-minute help. One key challenge for Youngkin, opposition to the instructing of Vital Race Principle in faculties. The curriculum isn’t taught in Virginia faculties and McAuliffe has referred to as the tactic a racist canine whistle. If he wins, Youngkin could be the primary Republican governor elected in Virginia since 2009. Polls shut tomorrow night time.
Good Morning America
7:13 AM ET
TJ HOLMES: We flip to now to how a surprisingly tight race for Virginia governor may very well be a glimpse for what occurs throughout the nation in 2022. Most polls present a lifeless warmth between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin as we head into election day tomorrow. Our Stephanie Ramos with the newest for us.
STEPHANIE RAMOS: This morning, all eyes on the deadlocked governor’s race. The candidates racing towards the end line. The end result, a attainable preview of how Republicans will marketing campaign subsequent 12 months. With management of Congress at stake amid the president’s slumping ballot numbers and a divided Democratic caucus.
TERRY MCAULIFFE: Let’s deliver it house, all people. Let’s go.
RAMOS: Some massive identify Democrats lining up behind former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.
JOE BIDEN: Vote, vote, vote, vote, vote.
RAMOS: With President Biden, Vice President Harris and former President Barack Obama all hitting the path to shore up help as Republican enthusiasm surges in a state President Biden gained by ten factors.
GLENN YOUNGKIN: We’re successful the unbiased votes by double digits.
RAMOS: Polls present Political newcomer Glenn Youngkin statistically tied with McAuliffe, utilizing speaking factors Republicans have seized on just like the economic system and schooling.
YOUNGKIN: Mother and father have a proper to be engaged of their youngsters’ schooling.
RAMOS: Vowing to face up for folks within the classroom and ban essential race concept from being taught in class.
MCAULIFFE: He has pitted dad and mom towards dad and mom. He is received dad and mom towards academics, and he is bringing his private tradition wars into our school rooms.
RAMOS: Reporter: Again in 2013 when McAuliffe gained his first gubernatorial time period, he broke the so-called Virginia curse of candidates shedding Virginia’s off-year gubernatorial race if the identical get together affiliation Democrat or Republican had been within the White Home. McAuliffe will try to do the identical tomorrow. George?