You can’t take your children to school, but guess who can? One of the very people fighting to keep yours out. Matt Meyer, California teachers’ union president blissfully dropped his two-year-old daughter off at her private preschool so he could get back to work…on keeping your children at home.
Meyer, president of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers, has advocated for schools to stay shut until all teachers are vaccinated; all schools in the Berkeley Unified Public School District (BUSD) have been closed since March of last year. Teachers and particularly teachers union leaders have stood on the moral ground that losing a year of schooling can be made up, but a life cannot.
Though there is truth to that statement, Meyer’s 2-year-old, who is likely not learning things that can’t be “made up” goes to school for all the reasons other parents want their children back in school for. And he is robbing them of that in the most hypocritical way.
A group known as ‘Guerrilla Momz’ followed Meyer when they captured him on video dropping his daughter off at her pre-school. The group posted the video to Twitter with the caption: “Meet Matt Meyer. White man with dreads and president of the local teachers’ union. He’s been saying it is unsafe for *your kid* to be back a school, all the while dropping his kid off at private school.”
Naturally, the video sparked a reaction. The group ‘Reopen California Schools’ responded to the footage by writing: “why is it safe for him but not the rest of the BUSD families???” Meyer had the audacity himself to respond with the standard liberal tactic saying the video was “very inappropriate” and an intrusion of his daughter’s privacy. The ‘Momz’ group blurred the daughter’s face in the video.
Meyer also claimed there were “no public options for kids her age” and told Fox News “there are major differences in running a small preschool and a 10,000 student public school district in terms of size, facilities, public health guidance and services that legally have to be provided.”