Thursday, March 22, 2012

Anyone Stupid Enough Not To Know This Is Inappropriate Is Too Stupid To Teach

I wonder how anyone could possibly think that this was a reasonable, legitimate school assignment:
A Virginia middle school teacher recently forced his students to support President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign by conducting opposition research in class against the Republican presidential candidates.

The 8th grade students, who attend Liberty Middle School in Fairfax County, were required to seek out the vulnerabilities of Republican presidential hopefuls and forward them to the Obama campaign...

No similar assignment was given to research Obama’s history, identify his weaknesses or pass them along to the Republican candidates.

John Torre, a spokesman on behalf of the Fairfax County Public School system, insists that students were never instructed to actually send their results to the Obama campaign.

“Instead, the teacher simply asked his students to find out the name of the office that would receive such information,” Torre wrote in an email to TheDC.
Because that wouldn't be creepy at all....

On the other hand, the guy's a liberal. He thought middle schoolers could do the work that Obama's paid hands couldn't do. That tells you all you need to know about the teacher's intelligence. Orrrrrrr, maybe he's right :-)

1 comment:

Larry Sheldon said...

And having the elementary kids chanting hymns to Him is OK?

And rare?

Just getting them ready for college.