DNC delegates who arrived early in Charlotte turned out in droves on Monday September 3 to see a special pre-release screening of the Parent Trigger-inspired film "Won't Back Down" (view trailer here
The movie, which will be released in theaters on September 28, stars Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal as parents fighting to fix their children's broken school through a fictional parent trigger law.
Though most opponents of the film openly admit to not have actually seen the film, including many within the NC-founded, teachers-union funded group Parents Across America (PAA), they issued a
EdWeek reports only four protesters showed up
, while parents and supporters from the audience filled the 400-seat theater. If you have been following education blogs for the past few weeks, you would have
expected the anti-parent empowerment "protesters" to fill the streets. But the so-called "protesters" barely filled the sidewalk beside the theater, further proof of PAA being an astroturf front group.
Poll numbers show that the parents across america in failing schools (the real parents, not PAA) are overwhelmingly supporting of more options and more opportunity for their kids.