Sunday, April 12, 2009

Obama Sparks a Belt-Wearing Trend at Florida High School

"Here is my attitude: I think people passing a law
against people wearing sagging pants is a waste of time.

We should be focused on creating jobs, improving our schools,
health care, dealing with the war in Iraq, and anybody,
any public official, that is worrying about sagging pants
probably needs to spend some time focusing
on real problems out there.

Having said that,brothers should pull up their pants".

---Barack Obama

This from Politics K-12:

It's not clear yet whether the Obama administration's policies will be able to raise achievement, but the president has inspired some students to pull up something else: their pants.

Last year, in an interview with MTV, then-candidate Obama suggested that, while there doesn't need to be legislation requiring students to wear clothing that fits, "brothers should pull up their pants.''

That snippet played during the morning announcements at Plantation High School in Broward County last month. And teachers, students, and community leaders handed out belts between classes, donated by Walmart...

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