The White House today released letters from little kids pleading for gun control, just hours before President Obama is to release a comprehensive proposal to limit guns and ammunition. The letters were released to the Associated Press in what appears to be a coordinated effort to help shape the narrative the day of Obama´s announcement.
Comments: Oh, how sweet...I´m sure they just copied whatever teacher wrote on the board for them...if they were even from kids at all.
I have four granddaughters, ages 10 to 22. I don´t think it would ever have occurred to any of them to write to the president about guns. They might have written about any number of other subjects, but guns????
Does this remind anyone of Jimmy Carter´s supposed bedtime conversation with a very young Amy about "nuclear proliferation"?
Just when you think the agitator-in-chief cannot possibly get any more insultingly cynical, he springs the old "for the children ploy". Shades of Saddam Hussein asking one of HIS human-shield-children if he had "enough milk". Like Hussein, the pathetic ´dear leader of the left´ has NO shame. What a terrible time in the history of this country as we painfully see once again that Elections really DO have consequences.
Get use to it - 4 more years of the most narcissistic human being in America doing whatever he can to ´create his legacy´...
So, wonder if Obama turned those letters over to the cops - as was done by one high school who told the students to write ´anti-violence pledges´ - which were then handed over to police for potential ´crime solving´ via handwriting samples?
Nothing like using a ´tragedy´ to convince the kids to hand over evidence w/o a warrant, eh?
Noted elsewhere today - the White House has just ´doubled´ the required signatures on petitions filed with ´em - before an answer is required. Guess they think a petition for Impeachment couldn´t top that number?
Of all the hoked up, phony baloney, fifth rate con jobs politicians have pulled over the years this one takes the cake. This man has no shame and the people to aid and assist him in this kind of mind screw should be driven out of positions of authority.
Commenters are ignoring fact that surely 60% or more of these children voted for Obama in 2012. They were not aware that the local Obama for America office used their names, but those votes still counted in the hundreds of voting precincts that went 100% for Obama.
So if they can vote without knowing, they can stand around Obama without knowing the Consitutiion.
Seriously, Obama use of children is an eerie update of Michael Jackson. Weird that the WH would do a reprise of the Neverland Ranch.
I have no doubt that there are enough commited liberal useful idiots that would gladly involve their children in a letter writing campaign. I don´t think that would be very difficult for accomplished "organizers."
An understanding of current social issues are a part of many states´ education standards. So, letters about gun control from children don´t surprise me at all. The social studies lesson was extended to a writing/language lesson and with the inauguration coming up, the President is already the focus of many classrooms. Wonder how many teachers will earn some extra merit pay if one of their student´s letters was chosen.
What "uncoached" 8 year old routinely uses the word recommend? Next, we alredy have laws saying we cannot own machine guns, enforce the laws we have. Also, if you wnt to really STOP the violence, get the guns out of the criminals who are NOT suppose to have them and commit 99.9% of the gun crime. Why do they have no answer when we ask them about taking guns out of the hands of criminals??? These letters sound like they were written by parents or teachers and they used the child´s name to do it. How about if we get conservative parents to get THEIR kids to write letter so obama will not infringe on our constitutional rights???? Will they post those letters???
orwell would have been so proud / s off this indoctrination we are seeing in our schools systems could have and should have been stopped long ago. I worked with my children every day to teach them the truth about this nation, not the garbage being spewed by teachers and new history books. It is amazing what you can find in the library in the old stacks and back rooms, history books written with in years of the events happening and compare them to what is written to day about the same event. If I had told whoppers like that I wouldn´t be able to sit down for a week. just saying
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