“Alternative Math”, by IdeaMan, directed by David Maddox (10 minutes), as a satire on post-fact, post-Trump, post-Kellyann-Conway America.
A grade school teacher (Allyn Carell playing Mrs. Wells) insists that her pupil understand that 2 + 2 = 4, when he insists it is 22.
The alt-right, anti-intellectual parents and school board get her fired. But she demands $22000 in severance rather than $4000.
You can set up a vector space where [2, 0] + [0,2] = [2, 2].
She is presented as the neo-liberal. Conservative values consist only of social loyalty to your (white) tribe.
In kindergarten, I was ostracized (in 1949) for drawing pumpkins as red. “Pumpkins are orange”, the teacher insisted. I remained a “brownie” downstairs (yes, the teacher used that terminology in an all-white pre-school) and the “elves” go to go to the living room in the heavens upstairs. Already we had a hierarchal social class.
The short has won many awards.