As we reported previously, a mother who spotted her son among those taking part in riots in Baltimore smacked him upside the head and forced him away from the mayhem. The mother was widely praised for doing the right thing to protect her son and teach him a lesson.

You might have guessed that some progressives would find a negative way to spin that story.

Get a load of this steaming pile:


According to the byline, the article was written by author and adjunct professor of American history at American University Stacey Patton.

You just knew somebody would take that angle.

Maybe it is a “must read,” but only because there’s so much progressive idiocy with which to debunk:

The bottom line, hopefully:

That WaPo article isn’t alone. The Huffington Post is also running this:

Progs of a feather…