Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Insty points to this story on a protest at the Mmm, Mmmm, Mmmm school

the other day. Some of the parents had as part of their upset
Jim and Gina Pronchick, who were among the few protesters who have children in the school, said they were upset that their son was in the video without their permission -- and that school officials hadn't fully explained the context of the song.
This is getting a lot of the usual treatment by the media weenies("You don't like Obama because he's black!", etc.), but down at the end you have
The video was made a month later when Charisse Carney-Nunes, who wrote the children's book "I Am Barack Obama," visited the school and children sang the song again, school officials said.

"There was no intention to make any political statement or promote a political agenda at all," Superintendent Christopher Manno said in the statement
'No intention' my ass. And if that's actually true for this administrator, he didn't have the brains to actually read the words and think about them.

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