Shorter David French: Go fight and die for feminist reading circles in Afghanistan. But you have no say in what your children are taught with your tax dollars. It’s called conservative principles.
which is a fair summary of the NYT piece French co-authored arguing against anti-CRT laws. Without calling out French by name, Michael Anton captured this sort of thing beautifully in his Flight 93 essay:
Your job is to show up and lose, but you are a necessary part of the show and you do get paid.