'Is Jesus Lord or is Caesar king?,' Delano Squires asks about parents vs. schools debate

“The question is, ‘Is Jesus Lord or is Caesar king?’,” the “Fearless” contributor wondered. “And really, what we’re seeing play out is…that tension between two competing authorities. …[W]hat you see in Virginia, in New York City, in the upper northwest is school systems asserting authority that they do not rightfully have. Our children are not theirs.”

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Squires’ pithy summary of the crux of the matter comes amid recent Fox News polling showing that Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin leads Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe 53% to 45%. Only a few weeks ago, the numbers were almost opposite with McAuliffe in the lead. Youngkin’s surge follows McAuliffe’s admission in a Sept. 28 debate, “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.”  

Squires said he thinks that “most regular parents” realize the government “does not own their children.” Instead, he said there is a “narcissistic classroom cosplay that involves two groups in the elite, privileged class: White liberals seeking absolution for sins that they didn’t commit; and Black liberals seeking empathy for injustices that they didn’t endure.”