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Megyn Kelly Says She’s Leaving New York City, Cites ‘Far-Left’ Schools

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Journalist Megyn Kelly revealed this week that she is leaving New York City and pulling her kids from “far-left” schools that she claims have now “gone off the deep end.”

In a Monday episode of her podcast, “The Megyn Kelly Show,” the former Fox News and NBC News host said that she had pulled her two sons out of their school and planned to move her daughter out of another city school as well, citing the schools’ responses to the May police killing of George Floyd, which sparked months of racial justice protests across the country.

“After years of resisting it, we’re going to leave the city,” she began. “The schools have always been far-left, which doesn’t align with my own ideology, but I didn’t really care, most of my friends are liberals, it’s fine. I come from a Democrat family, I’m not offended at all by the ideology, and I lean center-left on some things.”

“But they’ve gone around the bend,” she continued. “I mean, they have gone off the deep end.”

Kelly specifically cited a letter that was circulated at her sons’ school within the diversity group, which Kelly said she and other white parents had joined to be “allies” and “stay attuned to what we can do.”

The letter was written by Orleans Public Education Network Executive Director Nahliah Webber, who argued that “there’s a killer cop sitting in every school where White children learn” and that “White school districts across the country [are] full of future killer cops.”

“They hear the litany of bad statistics and stereotypes about ‘scary’ Black people in their classes and on the news,” Webber wrote in a June blog post. “They gleefu… (Read more)