Tuesday, May 03, 2005

A Hopefuller Country

Kids are smart Posted by Hello

In recognition of National Teachers Appreciation Week, I thought I would post a quote from our lusterless leader about education.

I believe the results of focusing our attention and energy on teaching children to read and having an education system that's responsive to the child and to the parents, as opposed to mired in a system that refuses to change, will make America what we want it to be — a more literate country and a hopefuller country.
-George Bush, January 2001

Too bad that his teachers didn't focus enough of their attention and energy on teaching him.

H/T Linnet

1 comment:

Boomr said...

This is the problem, when we have an electorate filled with people who would rather vote for someone who looks and sounds like them (i.e., for the most part unintelligent) than for someone who is smarter than they are. As if complicated geopolitical problems can be solved by being "plain spoken."