“A Labour MP has claimed dyslexia is a myth invented by education chiefs to cover up poor teaching methods.
Backbencher Graham Stringer, MP for Blackley, describes the condition as a “cruel fiction” that should be consigned to the “dustbin of history”. (The full Beeb report)”
Never mind that the condition was first identified over 100 years ago. Never mind all the verifiable scientific research that has been done since. Never mind that it pops up all over the globe. Why let facts spoil a good dose of prejudice?
And the amazing thing is – this guy isn’t even a Conservative.