Woke ideology has become so pervasive across America that it’s nearly impossible to prevent children from being indoctrinated, Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon told Fox News.
“I have a nine-year-old, I have a seven-year-old. Protecting them from this stuff is next to impossible because it’s everywhere,” Dillon told Fox News.
The satire site CEO was especially concerned his children being exposed to critical race theory and gender ideology. A Manhattan Institute study found that nearly 90% of Americans 18-20 years old had been exposed to critical race theory in school, while 74% had heard about gender concepts.
Dillon called gender ideology “the most extreme and insane example of a poisonous idea being planted in the minds of children.”
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“Leftists want you to think trans identification is on the rise among youth because our culture is more accepting than ever, but that’s a disgraceful lie,” he said. “The confusion isn’t pre-existing in kids’ minds, it’s being planted there. We’re cultivating confusion and then treating it with affirmation.”
“Children should be instructed and corrected, not confused and then affirmed,” Dillon added.
Proponents have argued that preventing children…