In front of the John Lennon Wall in Prague.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Blogging as a Family Affair

I don't follow many political blogs - even liberal ones.  However, my brother Paul does and actually posts to them.  Recently he stirred up quite a stink over his comments about liberals who support public education in the abstract but not when it comes to the schools their children attend.  I enjoyed his comments so much I thought I'd share his post here:

 Liberal Lemmings
We live in a liberal oasis.  Our Pacific Northwest city is famous for its light rail, bicycling, beer, swooshy shoes and amiable eccentricity.  I can go weeks without having another human being say –to my face anyway-  something conservative/stupid. But the human capacity for finding new veins of throbbing insecurity is infinite, and parents-of-eighth graders (a mob prone to hysteria) become foaming rodent idiots when forced to the abyss: choosing a high school. 

To read more go to: Liberal Lemmings