Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Hypocrite and the High School Crowd

Chutzpah! Obama Requires MI High School Seniors Have Papers to Shake His Hand

Question: Do we even want to know where that hand has been?

Pam Meister writes today:

A friend sent me a little something he saw on Neal Boortz’s site, and I couldn’t help but wonder at the chutzpah of Barack Obama, his administration, and their supporters in Congress and the media.

In fact, chutzpah doesn’t even begin to describe the hypocrisy encapsulated in this little tidbit.

President Obama is planning on attending the graduating ceremony of Kalamazoo Central High School in Kalamazoo, Michigan, next month. He intends to shake the hand of every graduating senior. No big deal; politicians love this sort of “mingling with the commoner” PR moment.

But there’s a catch for those seniors who want the honor of pressing flesh with The One:

Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so background checks could be performed.


Read the rest here.

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