I wish I could tell you that it’s April Fool’s Day still, but it’s not.
This is just what happens when people who are pushing a really bad agenda get desperate.
One would assume that Friends of Champaign Schools, an organization that has absolutely no ties to the current school board President, Laurie Bonnett, has heard of the term “logical fallacy” before.
I mean, these people work directly with a school board, right? And they care about education, too, yes?
So, it would stand to reason they are relatively intelligent, and would pursue a campaign that was rooted in facts, as opposed to simply manipulating their audience by getting parents to exploit their children by making them say things into a camera about things that they obviously know very little about.
You’d think that, but you’d be wrong.
Here, watch this disgraceful red herring — a classic appeal to emotions: