Fairouz Bishara-Rantisi, the principal at Waukee’s Northwest High School, has been in the news a lot this week. When some student council members wanted a USA theme day for homecoming, she said no. She explained that as “white girls,” their experiences would never be the same as her experiences as a Hispanic woman.
She also acknowledged Northwest High School had not been reciting the Pledge of Allegiance every day. State law requires district’s offer students an opportunity to recite the Pledge every day, but it seems this was not being done at Northwest.
So, perhaps it is all one big coincidence. Perhaps there is no animosity against America.
But one thing is clear, Bishara-Rantisi doesn’t hold President Donald J. Trump, or his supporters, in high regard. While these highlighted tweets, retweets and likes focus on politics, Bishara-Rantisi tweets much, much more frequently about school and school activities. So her account is used in a couple of ways.
As you can see, one way is promoting and pushing a Left-wing ideology. She shared this story on “5 ways Donald Trump perfectly mirrors Hitler’s rise to power.”
Those five ways highlighted by the article that Bishara-Rantisis shared:
- Trump blames a specific group of immigrants for all our problems (and promises to eliminate them from our society)
- Trump will sell his hate as hope for the poorest citizens in the country
- Don’t think concentration camps, just think prisons
- Not taking Trump seriously makes him more dangerous
- Trump used to keep a copy of Hitler’s sequel to Mein Kampf by his bed
She also “liked” an article about the owner of a restaurant who asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave because she was a member of the Trump Administration. The portion of the article that was shared, which Bishara-Rantisi liked, says:
“I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty, and compassion, and cooperation. I said, ‘I’d like to ask you to leave.'”
She called the book “The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” “eye-opening and heartbreaking at the same time.”
If you’re wondering, the book struck the spark that “eventually lit the fire of Black Lives Matter.”
There is also this like from Bishara-Rantisi, suggesting that meritocracy is a myth.
“Generational poverty’s real! Many hard-working people but because systemic/institutional barriers stay poor.”
When Jeff Lewis offered a putdown of Trump supporters, saying he suspects “barely any of (Trump’s) supporters even know what that is yet will agree with (Trump), blindly.”
She liked a former superintendent’s tweet about the “ineptitude and incoherence” of President Trump.
And earlier this year, when Joe Biden took office, she liked this tweet celebrating “Trump is gone!”
During the election, last June, Bishara-Rantisi agreed with Joe Biden’s assessment that “Donald Trump is the worst possible person to lead us through this moment.”
And we get it, all of that makes sense. After all, Bishara-Rantisi was with Hillary Clinton in 2016.
She believes women’s rights are human rights.
And, of course, Bishara-Rantisi has many likes of tweets involving members of The Squad.
Of note, one of Bishara-Rantisi’s retweets in support of Black Lives Matter came from the Waukee superintendent, Brad Buck.