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Prop-a-palooza: The Use and Abuse of Kiddie Human Shields

AtlHarleyDave Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:51 AM
I hope these children don't feel used because of this, when they get older. They'll have plenty of time to feel used by this President when they get stuck with his national debt.
Bill110 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:56 AM
When they "get older" they will already have been programed to be robots for the state. Some will be employed by the state, all will be dependent on the state, all will vote fore the state.

The president of the United States will release a binder full of new gun-control executive orders on Wednesday. Instead of standing alone, bearing full responsibility for the imperial actions he is about to take, President Obama will surround himself with an audience of kids who wrote to him after the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. This is the most cynical in Beltway theatrical staging -- a feckless attempt to invoke "For the Children" immunity by hiding behind them.

What has happened to the deliberative process in this country? Public debate in Washington has deteriorated into Sesame Street sing-a-longs. We are already inundated...