Bun’s “history” teacher was out most of the day today, but the substitute wasn’t much of an improvement.
The first order of business was watching a movie, Right America (Feeling Wronged), made by Nancy Pelosi’s daughter Alexandra, about people who didn’t vote for Obama. Calling the movie “heavy-handed” and “one-sided” would be a little like calling Nick Coleman “unctuous”; it focuses (like certain leftybloggers) on a thin film of outragous-to-the-point-of-cartoon-y racists: even the Huffington Post panned it.
The teacher added after the movie that most people in the documentary were provincial “country folk” who had never seen a black person, and were motivated by racism.
The teacher handed out a “worksheet” on John Hanson – he was black, don’t you know? – and got a quiz on the other five “black” presidents and why they concealed their “blackness”.
And there was a “worksheet” – I’ll get that out over weekend.