Kids in the Lead

Remember in 2009 when the conservative media went nuts because second graders in a New Jersey school sang a song celebrating President Obama’s achievement as an African-American? Recall their claim that schools were trying to indoctrinate their kids to a political viewpoint? This is when I knew the level of partisanship in this country had crossed over into Crazy Town, a completely new plane of irrational. Here we go again. Those kids would be about 16 now. So it’s feasible that some of them walked out of a high school on March 14, 2018 for 17 minutes in solidarity...

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