Allow me to put everyone’s mind at rest, who thinks that giving the youth of this nation a privileged opportunity to listen to their elected leader will result in them will falling prey to some hidden agenda and policies bereft of morality.
I was one of the school kids “forced” to witness Reagan speaking when he addressed the youthful set in his time in office, and I have never thought it was ok to sell arms to Sadaam, and I have never been tempted to set a social class system that relegates 80% of my fellow citizens to poverty, and I have never, ever attempted to choose profit over peace or degrade humanity by dispensing with their free will for religious bent agendas of what life means to a fetus while I killed babies in the Middle East. Ever. I have never thought those were righteous actions.
So, no worries. Even if Obama is evil, that doesn’t mean kids won’t see right through him. Just like they will you, all of you hollering socialism this and death panel that.
Kids can see bullshit from a mile away. Obama won’t fool them, and you won’t either.
So. Let it be what it is. A president reaching out to youth encouraging them to be responsible for themselves, their educations and their futures. Have faith in them to know what is right and wrong. But the more you argue, the more you puff up, the more you tell them to look away, the more they will seek Obama out, if not just for idle curiosity.
Hem and haw all you want. The bigger you make it, the bigger it becomes. And thank you.