If Obama is so Gung-Ho About Fixing Education, Why the Hell Won't He do the Smallest Goddamn Thing to Change the Status Quo?


This is getting annoying! Obama continues to make a play to be the edjumication president, yet he won't do a goddamn thing to actually shake up the ineffective, over-spending status quo. Here is the proud papa of two honor students at the exclusive and hugely expensive Sidwell Friends school of Washington, D.C. delivering yet another speech about how important education is:

"At a time when most of the new jobs being created will require some kind of higher education—when countries that out-educate us today will outcompete us tomorrow—giving our kids the best education possible is an economic imperative," Obama said.

That's from today's weekly radio address, a form of official address that we have all been free to ignore since Millard Fillmore started the tradition during the old Kay Kaiser show during the Spanish-American War.

But it's hard to ignore what a cliche-monger, unvisionary, and basic hypocrite Obama is when it comes to doing something-anything to empty the K-12 prisons we mislabel as schools in this country. Here's three reasons why Obama's education vision deserves a big fat F:

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