FIRST ON FOX: With simply two weeks to go in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, the Republican Nationwide Committee (RNC) launched a brand new advert Tuesday in an try to dissuade mother and father from voting for Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe.
The video launched on YouTube, Fb, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat depicts a mom watching the information whereas updates regarding gender id and demanding race concept in colleges are introduced.
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The advert – which is ready to focus on Virginia voters – doesn’t particularly name out McAuliffe however contains a voice-over of the previous governor saying, “I do not assume mother and father ought to be telling colleges what they need to educate.”
“Democrats assume politicians know finest. Republicans know mother and father do,” the advert states.
The video comes lower than a month after McAuliffe drew GOP backlash throughout his second and remaining debate within the race for governor when he stated mother and father shouldn’t have a direct say in class curriculum.
His assertion was in response to Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate, who blasted McAuliffe for vetoing a invoice that will have required parental information of all books accessible in class libraries.
“I’m not going to let mother and father come into colleges and really take books out and make their very own resolution,” McAuliffe stated. “I ended the invoice.”
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Republicans have contested that following almost two years of strict COVID measures and arguments concerning the position of vital race concept in colleges, mother and father need a better say of their kids’s training.
“Democrats need to management our youngsters’s training and silence mother and father who’ve an opinion,” RNC Chairman Ronna McDaniel stated in an announcement to Fox Information. “The American folks know the reality – mother and father, not unions or bureaucrats, are finest geared up to supervise their kids’s training.”
McAuliffe responded to the damaging backlash he has acquired and stated in an advert launched Monday that Youngkin has taken his phrases “out of context.”
“I’ve at all times valued the considerations of fogeys,” he stated, highlighting strikes he made as governor to cut back standardized testing and spend money on public colleges.
Virginians will head to the polls on Nov. 2 to elect their new governor.