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Georgia Elementary School Verse: ‘Obama Ran So Our Children Could Fly’

mhubbard Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 7:59 PM
You are asking people to be rational. This deifying of living people has been going on for decades. Look at people's reactions to actors/actresses, sports figures, etc.

TUCKER, Ga. – It’s no secret government schools have put President Obama on a pedestal unlike any other national leader.

Schools have been named after him long before his retirement or death, which is rather unprecedented. Students have been led in organized chants of his honored name. There are lesson plans comparing him to Abraham Lincoln.

But sometimes school employees take the rhetoric a bit too far and wind up in propaganda territory. The latest example comes from DeKalb County, Georgia.

For Black History Month, Livsey Elementary School created a cute display with the lines:

Rosa sat…so Martin could walk.