George H.W. Bush’s Speech to Students Drew Democratic Probe

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Much has been made about the criticism surrounding President Obama’s Tuesday speech to the nation’s schoolchildren.

But when President George H.W. Bush delivered a similar speech in October 1991 to students at a junior high school in Washington, D.C., Democratic critics went much further and investigated the event, Washington Examiner columnist Byron York reported Tuesday.

Democrats, who controlled Congress at the time, ordered the General Accounting Office to probe the production of the speech and later summoned top Bush administration officials to Capitol Hill for a hearing, York wrote.

After Bush spoke, The Washington Post implied in a front-page story that the speech was staged for the president’s political benefit, and Democratic allies continued to pounce on Bush for the cost of the event. Read More

We republicans have been called crazy and stupid by the democrats for opposing Obama’s speech to the school children. I say that I don’t want Obama to be setting an example for my children because he’s not a good example for them to follow…he has lied from the beginning of his campaign so what parent wants their kid to follow the path of a lier?

By-the-way Liberal Democrats were you crazy and stupid back in Oct of 1991?

LINKS:

(1)  Barack Obama’s speech to school kids draws fire

(2)  Get Schooled: Nickelodeon & friends want your kids to “change the system”

(3)   obamaccomplishments

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