Friday, October 17, 2008

Demonizing the Opposition

Is this the tolerance and inclusiveness we're supposed to teach in our public schools?

Jones is volunteering at the Republican Headquarters in New Smyrna Beach. The Palin t-shirt was a gift from her fellow volunteers...

“Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian,” she said. “I wanted the Caucasian man to win. And I told them that’s not true. It’s my freedom of speech, it’s my opinion.”

1 comment:

Ellen K said...

I guess I am about to stir the pot. I have some kids who are pretty politically aware. I am about to assign a Personal Issue illustration to my advanced classes. They have to pick One Issue and present their views for good or ill in an illustration. I am, however, avoid candidates and focusing on other issues. We will see what they come up with.