Slideshow: Poisoning America's Youth

by Noah Kristula-Green | September 9, 2009

Earlier this week, conservatives attacked President Obama for addressing the nation's schoolchildren--accusing him of foisting a sinister agenda on impressionable minds. But was there really any cause for worry? Well… if one looks very closely at the history of presidential addresses to school kids over the last twenty years, one might find reasons for concern.

Click through this slideshow for a close look at the most frightening elements of past presidential speeches to the nation's children.

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