Test hypothesis against reality

To the Editor:

Delmar’s Shirley Milbert asks why so many young people are “beating people, hitting the police, and screaming hateful words”[“Parents should investigate their children’s teachers,”].

She offers a simple answer: Today’s young people have leftist teachers. As proof, she quotes from the sleeve of a book by a conservative British author.


I’d like to invite Ms. Milbert to audit a course at one of Albany’s terrific universities. In the classroom, she can interact with students and teachers, and test her hypothesis against reality.

Alternatively, she could enroll in a class in Delmar’s Humanities Institute for Lifelong Learning, which is organized by the Bethlehem School District.

Either option is preferable to pseudo-McCarthyism.

Ryan Irwin


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