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1 dallasdoc  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 11:26:53am

and during the general election period that would be an excellent exercise but right now the republican primaries are front and center of the news cycle to it makes sense only to do their candidates.

2 nines09  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 12:02:45pm

So the GOP/TP machine is so fractured and broken it's afraid a middle school aged child might just find more flaws, lies and malfeasance? Fear and loathing, followed by our NEW SHOW, Loathing and Fear.

3 docproto48  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 1:52:23pm

Excellent assignment design. This teaches students to objectively research issues and how to THINK FOR THEMSELVES instead of being spoon fed information. This is one of my objections to modern fundamentalism is it spoon feeds doctrine and rejects independent thinking as a result. This is also why the wing-nut establishment has thrived is by using the same spoon feeding with rejection of common sense and discussion because it is in "opposition to God".

4 WINDUPBIRD DISEASE [S.K.U.M.M.]  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 2:28:30pm

What's the matter, Republicans? Afraid kids will find out you guys suck

5 Joanne  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 5:23:10pm

I wholeheartedly agree with the assignment, but he should have given a fifth group Obama to research, too. It would have saved this exact issue.

It's always valuable for kids to do critical thinking. It's a lost art.

6 HappyWarrior  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 6:59:59pm

Why do I think that they would have no problem if it was an incumbent Republican president and the kids were asked to research the Democratic candidates for weaknesses. This is nothing like East Germany idiots at the Daily Caller but if it makes you feel persecuted and tortured by the Stasi go for it. I think it's an unique assignment and would feel the same if it were the other way around too. For a movement that for years has accused liberals of being victims, modern conservatism is all about being the victim.


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