“This video is no longer available because the uploader has closed their YouTube account.”
Well, that was fast.
Missouri Education Watchdog reported that the ‘media’ group, Six One Seven, scrubbed all of their social media accounts and their website of their Common Core video which portrayed an elderly vet in a disgustingly demeaning manner in a vain attempt to boost the image of the standards.
TOO LATE. “Pop-Pop” is immortalized now. Screenshots are forever.
Read about that video here, but bear in mind that Six One Seven has yanked the video and alas, I didn’t download it: Don’t Like Common Core? You Must Be A Cranky Elderly Veteran…Or Something.
While I didn’t download the video, I did save Six One Seven’s Tweet:
— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) September 14, 2014
In the Missouri Education Watchdog report, credit goes to the Stop Common Core folks out in California for spotting that Six One Seven isn’t just your run of the mill film group. Missouri Education Watchdog has the comments by Sandra Smith on the YouTube video captured. Note the groups Six One Seven works with – EngageNY, CCSSO and Microsoft:
And surely, we will be watching.