Sunday, August 29, 2004

No child left?

A letter to Mr. Bush from Cleveland:
There's a need, in your deed, you ignore
By focusing just on a "score;"
And any excuse
That permits such abuse,
Mr. Bush, like our children, is poor.

Your "compassion" is simply unkind.
For you can't feed a child's hungry mind
By leaving unfed
His body instead.
Now that's when a child's left behind!

Cleveland rates as big city with highest poverty rate
Ohio News Network, 8/27/04

NB: Mr. Bush made no mention of these census statistics on his visit to Ohio the very next day.

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