Oh, so that's what
No Child Left Behind means....
from Counterpunch, about the endlessly entertaining, endlessly inappropriate Mr. Rove. Ah yes, buffoons in high places...we truly are the Hope of the Free World.
LLate last month, Teachers of the Year representing the states of the union gathered in the nation's capital to be recognized for their outstanding achievement. While waiting for the arrival of President Bush into the Rose Garden off of the West Wing of the White House to receive their award, a door swung open, sending the Secret Service into a flurry of activity, questioning who had opened the door.
"The dog ate my homework," blurted out from a door opening to the garden where the teachers were waiting.
Who would sling such a remark at Americans' whose lives are dedicated to service? The answer: Karl Rove, the maestro of political strategy for the Bush Administration. What's more, he even had the audacity to follow his disrespectful comment with a snicker of laughter as he slid from the doorway and went about his daily goings-on. Perhaps even more unsettling was that he offered no other acknowledgement, uttered no other words to the teachers.
Too bad the dog didn't eat Karl Rove. Then again, maybe the homework tasted better...
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