Sup. Tony Evers had to either do everything he could not to laugh, or he had to strain to maintain his cool knowing that there's still a remote possibility that Pridemore could take charge of our educational system in Wisconsin.
What's Pridemore like? Check out his response to the roll out of the national common core curriculum, something the top rated countries use to outperform the U.S.!!! From WKOW:
Pridemore: "A lot of these common core standards really started with international standards. Now why should we be beholding to some world wide organization that's only trying to dumb down America."This stunningly ignorant response that reflects a general paranoia of "the other," pukes nationalism and flag waving American Exceptionalism. It had nothing to do with education.
Here's that ridiculously vacuous dumbass statement again, a slightly shorter version, in context: