The Crackberry-addict-in-chief warns graduates about a bunch of different, non-Crackberry gadgets, that are bad, apparently because they aren’t Crackberries.
“With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations — none of which I know how to work — information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation,” Obama said at Hampton University in southeastern Virginia. —FoxNews
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5 thoughts on “Obama Warns Grads of iPad Perils”
It must have been a temporary glitch, Karissa, because the page comes up fine for me.
Fox seems to have pulled the story. Nothing shows up on the link anymore.
I’m reading the full text of his speech on http://www.dailypress.com. They don’t have the hyphenated aside.
John Spurlock just sent me this link in an e-mail titled, “Obama loses chance for honorary degree from SHU”
I think the single most telling part of this quote is the hyphenated aside, “– none of which I know how to work –“. This says it all. Just think of the comment twenty years ago, with “CD Player, PC, Colecovision and NES” in place of Obama’s list. This is sheer hyperbole.