Today NBC broadcast an interview with Texas Senator Leticia van de Putte about her recent cry for nannyism and attention. From another report:
A Texas lawmaker filed a bill Tuesday that would require school districts to measure the body mass index of students and include the information in regular report cards, 1200 WOAI news reported today.
"We should be just as concerned with students' physical health and performance as we are with their academic performance," said Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio...
You can add your own comment about this: nannystatism, a cry for attention, privacy concerns, bullying concerns, etc. etc.
However, the only reason this is here is because Leticia van de Putte seems to be somewhat of a real piece of work. Here's what she said when Texas' Democrats fled to the safety of Albuquerque's "plush" Marriott to avoid a redistricting vote:
"It is unconscionable that these white Republicans would attempt to hurt
our constituents, even while we are making our stand to defend Texas."
Privacy · Mon, 01/31/2005 - 18:35 · Importance: 1