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Education? Not on La Mesa’s agenda.

Posted by George J Janczyn on September 9, 2009

So the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District called a special Labor Day meeting and banned Obama’s back-to-school speech from being aired live in district schools. Instead, they said, teachers could make it an “educational experience” by showing it later (with “viewer discrection advised” commentary, no doubt). This morning the San Diego Union-Tribune joined the mass hysteria with a front-page headline editorializing that the “speech puts school districts in a delicate spot” (although that subhead is missing from the online version of the headline).

I think this cartoon says it perfectly:

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