Let’s starve! Kids forced to go hungry for hours during Michelle Obama media event

Eric Owens
The Daily Caller
3/4/2013

A very courageous fifth teacher in the Chicago Public Schools has written a scathing critique of the almost comical misery she and her students endured when they participated in a massive February 28 event kicking off Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Active Schools campaign.

The First Lady’s campaign is an effort to improve (and in some cases, bring back) physical education in American schools. White House officials called the event “a groundbreaking, earth-shattering, awesomely-inspiring day.”

Lisa Putnam and her fifth grades most certainly did not experience the event the same way, however. According to Putnam, the event at Chicago’s McCormick Place (the largest convention center in North America) was an unmitigated catastrophe…

…Most of the 90-minute trip to the convention center was spent sitting behind all the other busses full of kids staffers had shipped in as props.

As per the request of Michelle Obama and her massive support staff, none of the children brought any food or drinks…

…When Michelle Obama finally came out, she didn’t face the children.

“She was facing the media,” reports Putnam.

What followed was a bunch of exercising. Recall, though, that the kids were instructed not to bring any food.

“They were dropping like flies,” explains Putnam…

Read the entire article at The Daily Caller.

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H/T Blazing Cat Fur

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