I’m sure the person that made that comment has never given it a second thought.
We are living in a world where ignorance is not only accepted it is becoming expected.
Smart kids and intelligent public figures are ridiculed for having knowledge and actually thinking it makes a difference.
I’m paraphrasing a little. It was more like “Raise it to the ground”? But, they hardly even teach proper English in school anymore. Kids entering college these days spell text-message style. You know, with “u” meaning you, and “2” meaning to.