Two mock bills advocated legalizing polygamy, and we heard about a mock hearing on the subject that afternoon in the State House. The polygamy bills were mixed in with some silly bills (annex Maine; change the state muffin from corn to cranberry, etc.), and others on arguably legitimate topics (legalize gambling; require state-owned vehicles to use alternative energy; ban cell phones in public schools, etc.).
Further down she has the nerve to ask:
Now who is putting these ideas [polygamy] into young teens' heads?Well Lordy Ms. Massresistance, YOU did. She first mentions polygamy way back in Feb 2005, only the second month after she started posting:
And then she essentially gives the students arguments for their mock hearing:
What's the problem with letting the students discuss it? Is she afraid they will bring up Jacob and all his wives from the Old Testament and use the argument that "The Bible said it was OK"? I'm guessing she just wants the kids to not think for themselves even though her and her ilk have been talking about the "slippery slope" for years with their children in tow.
As Stephen Sondheim wrote in "Into the Woods":
Careful the things you say
Children will listen
Careful the things you do
Children will see and learn