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Introducing “Barack Obama Academy”

March 29, 2009
Michelle Malkin
3/28/2009

It’s official:

obama-brown-shirts1The Oakland school board has voted to change the name of a small school to Barack Obama Academy, reportedly the first middle school in the country to adopt the name of the nation’s 44th president.

While Obama has been in office fewer than 100 days, the 35 students at the former Alternative Learning Community public school persuaded the board Tuesday to make what they said was a historic change.

Several students prepared statements and then sat for hours Tuesday night waiting for their turn.

“They sat there 3 1/2 hours before they were allowed to speak,” said their school principal, Toni McElroy. “They carried themselves Barack-like.”

The story continues …..

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