Look At Your Amazing Babies, America, Part Two: Electric Gun Control Boogaloo
Student protesting at Idaho Capitol building (photo byAnne Helen Petersen)
It's just all #Walkout, all day here at Yr Wonkette. We are so proud of all these terrific kids! Also, we're not crying, YOU'RE crying:
And now it's on to a bunch more pics and tweets, because really, you don't need too much commentary getting in the way. LOOK AT YOUR BEAUTIFUL KIDS!
This 2nd-grader just really wanted to have his say, so he went and joined the high school kids:
Justin in North Carolina was the only one to walk out of his school. He worried that maybe six people might see his post on Twitter. Bit more than that!
"Ben" worried that maybe some kids were being forced to be pawns in others' games, like those two brave kids above who walked out all by themselves, obviously because of peer pressure:
"Gerry," a correspondent for Reuters, thinks "Ben" is a bit of a pillock:
dozens, my goodness https://t.co/LElvev2fkX— Gerry Doyle (@mgerrydoyle) March 14, 2018
There were other brilliant reactions to certain people's attempts to trivialize the walkouts, too:
You didn't even really have to be in school to walk out:
17 minutes for 17 students. She hasn’t had school all week but she still wanted to walk out. She actually taped this sign to our front door last night. It’s become a sort of slogan for her. #stopgunviolence #guncontrolnow #momsdemandaction #kidsdemandaction #studentwalkout pic.twitter.com/DkTUTGugLB— Mambo Moondog (@mambomoondog) March 14, 2018
OK, Mr. Shapiro, we think maybe we found a participant who may not have been entirely there of their own volition. But they have a pretty good scribble!
If you can walk, walk out of preschool! pic.twitter.com/hOTHCg4FJa— ? (@dynamoe) March 14, 2018
Looks like a fine little radical to us all the same. And it is now your OPEN THREAD.
[Top image courtesy of Buzzfeed's Anne Helen Petersen Check out her whole Boise thread! Yes, again.]
Doktor Zoom's real name is Marty Kelley, and he lives in the wilds of Boise, Idaho. He is not a medical doctor, but does have a real PhD in Rhetoric. You should definitely donate some money to this little mommyblog where he has finally found acceptance and cat pictures. He is on maternity leave until 2033. Here is his Twitter, also. His quest to avoid prolixity is not going so great.