today in ludicrous things i read about over coffee, we have conservatives protesting a simple, generic presidential greeting to school children as socialist propaganda, and winning:
The debate has become so heated, in fact, that school districts in six states are refusing to show the video, for, it would seem, they believe Greer’s worries that anti-Obama kids will be “ostracized.”
Meanwhile, the White House has caved and agreed to release the speech’s text ahead of the event. They also changed the announcement letter’s language about “helping the president” to “write letters to themselves about how they can achieve their short-term and long-term education goals.” Both moves only give validity to these inane, unnecessary protests.
one more time, for the kids at home: you are the president. man up and stop giving in to these ludicrous uproars. they are not worth anyone’s time, so stop giving them legitimacy.
and then there’s this, which goes beyond the political, intentional stupidity of the right to the ridiculous stupidity of the masses: