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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Social promotion

AWol went to Maryland yesterday to brag about one of his many disasters--the No Child Left Behind Act:
I mean, some schools may not think they're quitting on kids, but when you shuffle kids through the schools without determining whether or not they can read and write and add and subtract, I view that as quitting on kids. I called it the soft bigotry of low expectations. In other words, you believe certain children can't learn, so, therefore, just move them through. It's kind of a process world, isn't it? It's more important that somebody be shuffled through than it is to determine whether or not they're capable of meeting certain standards in certain grades.
First off, why is he promoting "No Child Left Behind" by saying it's better than a system where no child was left behind? More importantly--George W. Bush complaining about social promotion? Without wealth, family and connections, this moron would still be in the fourth grade--and we'd all be much better off.

It would go without saying, if I wasn't about to say it, that aWol's talk was filled with grammatical errors.

Also yesterday, aWol babbled about Scalito:
And my hope, of course, is that the American people will be impressed by the process. It's very important that members of the Senate conduct a dignified hearing. The Supreme Court is a dignified body; Sam is a dignified person. And my hope, of course, is that the Senate bring dignity to the process and give this man a fair hearing and an up or down vote on the Senate floor.
Look, moron. If you care so much about "dignity," you refer to him as "Judge Alito," not "Sam."