How the “Moral Panic” of Critical Race Theory Morphed Into a Book-Banning Frenzy
The moral panic currently sweeping America about Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been covered ad nauseum by the press and commentators across the political spectrum. That’s what typically happens with moral panics (more on that in a moment).
What nobody is talking about, though, is the why of this particular issue at this particular time. As a result, we’re mistaking the tool for the goal.
Moral panics, when driven by politcians, are usually just tools. This CRT moral…