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May 13, 2005

Anything For Your Vote

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

As averse as I am to politics, I nonetheless expect to get a lot more interested once this generation starts running for public office.



posted by Michael at May 13, 2005


Alas, once again, along with "Mrs.Robinson"-type women seducing their male students at fever-pitch levels, the Ultimate Question must be asked yet again: Why didn't this happen when I was in high school?!

Posted by: Michael Serafin on May 14, 2005 11:13 AM

And I wonder why the camera operator did not "zoom-in on the action", as it were, during the pivotal moments? Probably couldn't believe what they were seeing, perhaps. You will notice that the students in the hall were watching this rather respectfully, no one trying to jump on stage and attack her. And no school authorities trying to stop her! You can imagine what would happen if this were in an American school. Once again, the America-vs-the World attitude on nudity and sexuality!

Posted by: Michael Serafin on May 14, 2005 11:19 AM

Er, was that 'pubic' office she was going for? Gets my vote anyway!

Posted by: David Duff on May 14, 2005 1:01 PM

Best high school assembly ever. All we'd ever get is crappy Christian metal bands.

Posted by: Captain Cool on May 14, 2005 11:59 PM

>>> Once again, the America-vs-the World attitude on nudity and sexuality!

Yeah such prudes we are by not allowing stripping in our high schools.

Posted by: Camine Fanzone on May 15, 2005 3:41 PM

I'm with CF, Mr. Serafin--"Once again, the America-vs-the World attitude on nudity and sexuality?" I don't think so. Requiring high schoolers to keep their clothes on during school hours/in public and being sexually repressive in any meaninful sense of the term aren't even on the same map.

On your first comment though, I have to agree--where the hell were these girls when *I* was voting on student council?

Posted by: Scott Cunning on May 16, 2005 6:01 PM

Michael S.,

Most of the digital still cams with movie feature do not allow you to zoom while recording.

However, the engineers have received a copy of the video and are working on the problem.

Posted by: Rob Asumendi on May 17, 2005 2:36 AM

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