But hey, sometimes you gotta be tough and shatter a child's faith in humanity if it keeps the other neighbors happy. One problem: They weren't. Despite it being HOAsplained why Ella can't have nice things, virtually everybody wants just that. "Little Ella is darling," said one. "I think they need to reconsider ... I want to look out my window and see Ella happy." But ... but ... THE COVENANTS.
The HOA has since changed its mind, because (as the Barefoot Contessa learned after refusing to meet a young cancer patient because she was "busy") the world gets angry when corporate husks make kids cry. And you wouldn't like the world when it's angry.
New Hampshire Legislators Mocked Grade-Schoolers' Proposed Bill With An Abortion Joke
Recently, a fourth-grade class authored a cute bill to establish the red-tailed hawk as New Hampshire's official state raptor. They went to the state house to propose it ... and were promptly told to shove off and quit bothering the grown-ups. Democrat Christy Bartlett told them, "We have little time to invest in this topic. ... I'm not trying to be mean ... but this is a prime example of being swayed against our better judgment. ... We need your help to stay focused on issues of more importance." Others straight-up called the bill silly and mockingly proposed naming an official state hot dog instead.
Then Republican Warren Groen (finally, a bipartisan effort) chimed in with, "[The hawk] uses its razor-sharp beak to rip its victim to shreds, tearing it apart limb by limb ... it would serve as a much better mascot for Planned Parenthood."
"What did you learn at school today, honey?"
"That I enjoy when babies die, apparently."
That's right. He made an abortion joke. In front of fourth-graders. Who simply wanted to present a silly bill honoring a silly bird. On the plus side, these kids now know exactly how politics works.
Jason can be found on Facebook and Twitter when he's not busy shutting down lemonade stands because the little brats didn't pay for the proper permits.
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