D’town Mom to Anti-Mask Fanatics: “XONT SKET…G’MENT BUKKY YOU!!!”

At a Central Bucks school board meeting about mask edicts in August, the Board President, Dana Hunter, ordered the room cleared.

What caused the ruckus? A speech by Doylestown Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Sean Levy, about how to stop the spread of Covid-19.

You know, nothing roils a certain group like hearing facts.

It was death threats to the board vice president, John Gamble, who cast the deciding vote to make masks optional, that led him to resign from the board.

Just another day in Doylestown. This was before Governor Wolfe’s statewide school mask mandate.

After several school board incidents in multiple states, some causing problems because local police were among the mobs, the National School Board Association (NSBA) begged for FBI or other federal assistance in handling local protesters, which in one sentence the NSBA compared to “domestic terrorists.”

Other states, like Iowa, simply expressed disagreement with the national organization. But the Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA) abruptly withdrew its membership.

A report of the story in the conservative Norristown Times Herald yielded a raft of responses from far and wide. Above, is the heated and amusingly mistyped one from one calling herself Elaine in Doylestown. And there is this thought from Joe McGlynn in West Chester:

“That’s because the National Board is overwhelming control by liberal thinking members who basically are anti American prone in their thinking and reasoning. I’m glad that the PA Board actually had the guts to stand up for concerned parents and their right to share opinions contrary to the misguided authorities (sic) position without fear of being classified a terrorist.”

And this from nearby Hatboro Horsham. Amazing that Critical Race Theory is brought in, since one doubts if protestors could accurately define this area of instruction. In fact, we’d like to hear Janet talk about Derrick Bell, Kimberlé Crenshaw and Richard Delgado.

Schools PSBA reactions

Linda Lee

Linda Lee

A former editor and reporter at The New York Times, Linda Lee has written seven books, and started a magazine about real estate and design in Miami. While her interest lies in Bucks County, her family lives near Harrisburg. She has a Shih Tzu named Yolo.

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