A group of Connecticut second graders was bused to New York last week for a well-publicized protest to save the rainforest.
Questions arose when these 6 and 7-year-olds staged the demonstration as to who is behind the event and whether the children are being manipulated and exploited to serve someone else’s agenda.
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“I think these kids need to learn how to read, write and do ‘rithmetic and think. I think first and second grade is way too young to be brainwashed with any sort of political agenda,” said Steve Milloy of CSR Watch, a watchdog group for corporate social responsibility.
So what’s next? … in third grade do the children learn how to break police barriers?