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McCain's sex-ed attack on Obama


At the risk of my head exploding, I offer the latest attack ad against Barack Obama's sex education policies. Basically, Obama supports age-appropriate comprehensive sex-education, which at kindergarten level means teaching kids about inappropriate touching. The program is a good start towards protecting kids from pedophiles, but this ad makes it seem like they're all going to learn how to use condoms during nap time.

Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton responds:

"It is shameful and downright perverse for the McCain campaign to use a bill that was written to protect young children from sexual predators as a recycled and discredited political attack against a father of two young girls - a position that his friend Mitt Romney also holds. Last week, John McCain told Time magazine he couldn't define what honor was. Now we know why."

Here is the script:

Education Week says Obama "hasn't made a significant mark on education".
That he's "elusive" on accountability.
A "staunch defender of the existing public school monopoly".
Obama's one accomplishment?
Legislation to teach "comprehensive sex education" to kindergartners.
Learning about sex before learning to read?
Barack Obama.
Wrong on education. Wrong for your family.