NEA Speech Raises Strong Discussions – VIDEO

Well, this was bizarre and perhaps a fine example of the insanity on the left.

Becky Pringle, the president of the National Education Association, more commonly known as the NEA, made a rather “notable” speech recently. Some observers have amusingly compared her performance to Dwight Schrute from the popular TV show “The Office.”

Pringle gave her presentation at the NEA’s Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly in Philadelphia where she went all out. Waving her arms, banged on the podium, and continuously shouted about winning “all the things,” raging like a Baptist preacher at an old school revival service.

She went on a tirade, emphaziing the need for transformative social justice changes in our education system. She intends to turn the system into something it was never intended to be—a racially and socially just and equitable system.

“To unite not just our members, but the nation to reclaim public education as a common good, as the foundation of our democracy, and then transform it into something it was never designed to be—a racially and socially just and equitable system,” Pringle said. “We worked hard to rid ourselves of a tyrannical, deceitful, and corrupt White House, but the reality is that the seeds that were sown during that horrible season continue to germinate.”

“We are the ones who help shape the heart of this nation’s hope and dreams. We are the ones who hold steadfast to the belief in the plausibility of the possible. We are the heirs of all who did this work before us. We must keep going. NEA Delegates, we can do this work. We must do this work,” she added.

“Our students are depending on us to win all the things,” Pringle said, while continuing her screechy pitch.  “All the things! All the things! All the things.”

The speech led to a fair amount of criticism. The drama and theatrics were likened to a familiar scene from “The Office,” where Dwight Schrute delivers a notoriously over-the-top speech. This comparison led school choice advocate Corey DeAngelis to label her speech as “off-the-rails.”

Political consultant Matt Dole reached a similar conclusion, believing the fictitious Schrute was Pringle’s “speech coach.”