- Personal Responsibility
America, meet your new hero. His name is David McCullough Jr. He is taking slack from parents who really shouldn’t have procreated in the first place. It seems some moms and dads are mad because the long-time English teacher did something daring in a graduation speech this month: he told the Class of 2012 they are “not special.”
How dare he? McCullough was supposed to stand up in front at Wellesley High School and tell those kids that they are unique, incredible, amazing individuals, and deserve socialized healthcare.
“A relevant life is an achievement, not something that will fall into your lap because you are a nice person or mommy ordered it from the caterer… The founding fathers took pains to secure your inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Quite an active verb, “pursuit.” Which leaves I should think little time for lying around watching parrots roller skate on YouTube.”
This guy deserves an award for calling it like it is and finally telling kids that nothing will be given to you if you don’t work for it.
David McCullough Jr. for Vice President 2012?