'With a lot of the malign social trends in the world—when you talk about, you know, the socialization of healthcare or whatever—Canada and Western Europe are often years ahead of where the United States is. In the corruption of education, America is actually the pacesetter..'
We are doing an an "affirmatively bad job" of educating the next generation, Steyn said, because it's not just that our children are ignorant of the glories of Western civilization, it's that we are actually teaching them to hate those things.
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~If you don't care for Mark in audio only, you can get him in video five days a week. For example, today he addresses Trump's problems with the "deep state". And don't miss our weekend show, coming up later, with historian Amity Shlaes on "the forgotten man", actor and producer Bill Timoney with a pre-Oscar take on the state of the movies, and a post-Valentine tip to one of the greatest love songs of all time.
For Canadian fans, he'll be in Ottawa hosting The Mark Steyn Show live from the stage of the Manning Conference at the National Arts Centre next weekend. There'll be plenty of politics, plus a live musical performance from the great Tal Bachman. More details here.
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