That rarest of rare breeds, a Conservative in Hollywood, John Wayne was never one to mince words. Or coddle anything. Including a six year-old boy who didn’t know how to swim.
Doubtless the Duke’s teaching methods would horrify nanny state libs. They’d call CPS. File a report. Yank his swimming license. Refer Wayne to the Swimming Pool Gulag for “re-education.” Set up a Department of Safe Swimming. Appoint a Safe Swimming Czar. Issue executive orders on safe swimming techniques – probably without congressional approval.
Then libs would set up a government-sanctioned swimming school. In a government-sanctioned swimming pool. With government-sanctioned teachers, curricula, and chlorine. Of course they’d pick taxpayer pockets to pay for it all.
Applying the Direct Duke Method – Look Ma, Big Brother not needed – would never occur to your average lib. It’s too obvious:
What say you?