VA Middle School Students Assigned to Do Research for Obama Campaign

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    Right away, two things jump out that are horribly wrong with this picture. First of all, the students did not get to chose which candidate they support and which they considered opposition. Second, their findings will be turned over to the Obama campaign. This is atrocious!

    Students in Va. Middle School Politics Class Assigned to Do Opposition Research, Devise Attack Strategies on GOP for Obama Campaign
    Students in Va. Middle School Politics Class Assigned to Do Opposition Research, Devise Attack Strategies on GOP for Obama Campaign | Fox News Insider


     
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    Fortunately they are from Virginia and even college grads would probably come up with gems such as:

    "He's Morman."
     
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    I'd have to see the entire class syllabus before I can get butthurt over this. My guess is that the teacher told the students she'd be sending their derp to Obama in order to get them motivated about the assignment. She's trolling the students as well as Fox News lol
     
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    Should we expect anything less? I mean really, is there anything this President wont do?
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJFC1qFCgyA]School children sing praises to their savior Obama - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Did Obama assign this work to the students?
     
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    The notion that the middle schoolers are doing research "for" the Obama campaign is absurd on its face. There is approximately zero chance that they will uncover previously non-public useful information.

    This sounds like a potentially worthwhile class project that Fox News and others have savagely attacked in their attempt to entertain and alarm their audience. Are teachers who try to design engaging curricula on politics and government expected to have to defend their choices from national media machines?
     
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    Unless they are allowed to investigate Obama, the whole fucking class is BULLSHIT!

    The teacher should be FIRED!
     
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    this should have been a 50/50 assignment, if at all.

    50% do it for Obama, 50% do it for the likely GOP candidate (Romney at the moment).

    Then, they could discuss their results in the class. I see no reason to supply their work to either party/candidate.
     
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    It appears from FOX sources the school board may get involved. Big news? No, only to those who despise Obama.
     

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