Getting the "Negatives" Out of the Texas Social Studies Standards

It appears that at least one member of the Texas State Board of Education thinks the state should remove the “negatives” from its American history curriculum. The clip will speak for itself, but I was quite amused that this board member thinks references to both “isolationism” AND “imperialism” should be removed.

See for yourself:

This is what can happen when major curriculum decisions are left up to politicians rather than historians.