As is the usual case, there were a number of unworthy contestants for our Jerk of the Week honors. From Obama and his demonstrated weakness to Congress getting Obamacare waivers to property management companies trying to banish the Second Amendment (which has failed), there were quite a few who could have been chose. However, our choice this week truly represents the utter hypocrisy of the progressive liberal. Therefore our Jerk of the Week is Matt Damon.
Matt Damon has long been a progressive liberal moonbat, believing that America is a terrible place. He loves the work of noted anti-American author Howard Zinn. It’s hard to blame him totally for his views as he was raised in Massachusetts (must be something in the water) by a mother who is far-far-far-left. But there comes a time when a person has to finally grow up and view the world as an adult and begin to think for themselves. Matt Damon has not reached that point and probably never will. Like all progressive liberals, he preaches one thing and practices another.
Case in point: public education. Damon is a huge proponent of public indoctrination…I mean, education…for the masses. He bleats about this topic a great deal and gave a speech at the Save Our Schools rally in Washington, D.C, in 2011. He praises his socialist mother who has been a teacher for many years. Yet for all his extolling of the virtues of the public school system, Matt Damon had made the decision to send his kids to private school.
Personally, I don’t care where Damon sends his kids to school. It’s his money and his right to decide how his kids are educated. What does upset me is that he does not allow us normal people the same liberties that he enjoys. School vouchers giving choices is bad in his eyes. Forcing your kid to a government-run school where teachers unions rule with an iron fist is good. Yet when it comes to his family, suddenly that same reasoning is no longer valid. This just shows the typical “do as I say, not as I do” mentality of progressive liberals. THEY have choices while WE have none. THEY espouse a lifestyle that WE find extremely uncomfortable and irritating, but they don’t live that lifestyle themselves.
For his hypocrisy, Matt Damon takes our Jerk of the Week honors. I’m still laughing over his comment on why he chose a private school over a public one. He actually said, “I mean, I pay for a private education and I’m trying to get the one that most matches the public education that I had, but that kind of progressive education no longer exists in the public system. It’s unfair.” Wow! Public education not progressive enough? Our public education system has been destroyed by progressives and their four decades of ramming their indoctrination down our kids’ throats.