Holy fucking hell, the White House’s Facebook message about Rosh Hashanah has brought the trolls out to play. A sampling (yeah, I’m leaving their names out there. I have no interest in protecting idiotic bigots):
(OBOHO? What does that even mean?)
(Celebrating the New Year = Zionist control!)
(Oblame-a. Wow, these people are so fucking clever.)
Yeah, we’re the racists! Because we blame Bush! That’s so fucking racist!
The gold medal in a complete lack of historical knowledge goes to…
The Go Die In A Fire award goes to…
Banning Facebook is pointless. Banning it only puts a challenge in kids’ minds. It’s the kids’ fault if they are distracted and earn horrible grades.
Emilie MacDonald, a high school sophomore in Massachusetts
WARNING: New York Times paywall if you click through.
And kids will always, ALWAYS find ways to get to it. The rationale is not only trying to keep kids on task, but realistically, the school has to show it’s making strides to prevent cyber bullying.