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Ryan Walters now spreading “Litter Box in School” hoax

He made the comments during a meeting with right-wing Stillwater voters.

4:46 AM EDT on November 2, 2022

Last night, an Ogle Mole sent me this clip of Ryan Epic-Baressi-Walters – the right-wing wonderboy who openly wants to sabotage and defund public education as State Public School Superintendent – talking to a group of fellow right-wing voters earlier this month at a meeting in Stillwater. 

At some point during his talk, I guess someone asked about the right-wing manufactured lies of the day, and like a cat chasing a laser pointer, Walters couldn’t resist going along with it, claiming that he recently spoke with a mysterious “colleague” who said school officials discussed putting liter boxes in classrooms for students who identify as cats. 

Check this out:

Yep, no big deal. We just have a guy running for Oklahoma State School Superintendant desperately serving up lies and misinformation in a crystal glass for wackos who want to eat it up like a pile of Fancy Feast. How’s that for some Oklahoma Standard?

I actually agree with Ryan on a couple of points. 

Teachers – at least the ones I talk to – do want this nonsense to end. Granted, the nonsense is right-wing grifters like Ryan Walters slandering educators and spreading lies in a desperate attempt to get a six-figure state job destroying public education, but they have a point.

I also agree with Ryan that if we don’t push back on the craziness (of right-wing blowhards resorting to spreading far-fetched lies to scare the brainwashed Evangelical masses), it’s not going to end.

First, they’re going say that school employees want to put litter boxes in bathrooms for mythological students who identify as cats. Next they’re going to take things further and claim teachers want to show their students the 2019 film “Cats” – something that any sane person would admit is inappropriate, cruel, and wrong. 

Anyway, if you want to read more about the Litter Boxes In Schools hoax, Wikipedia has an entire entry dedicated to it and its origins. Snopes has an article about it, too. You can also watch this clip from Last Week Tonight where Jon Oliver rips and makes fun of a moronic politician from Pennsylvania who, like fellow moron Ryan Walters, also spread the lie. 

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