Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Two quotes.

Balloon Juice reader Steve S, from yesterday:

I tutor in the Deep South. Today, one of my tutorees said he had a sweet afternoon playing video games. His momma had taken him out of school so he wouldn’t see Obama. Politics around here is a mine field, so I said something like “I don’t know anything about that.” He, a sixth grader, said, “You don’t wanta know! He changed the speech after everybody found out what he was up to.”

An excerpt from Obama's speech to school children yesterday:

I’ve talked about your parents’ responsibility for making sure you stay on track, and get your homework done, and don’t spend every waking hour in front of the TV or with that Xbox.


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