CCN (Crazy Cal News) - Eli Broad and Bill Gates, the two most important philanthropists in American public education, pumped more than $2 billion into improving schools, Now, however, dissatisfied with the pace of American education, they are joining forces for a $60 million foray into politics in an effort to make education an important agenda of the 2008 presidential race.
"Between President Bush's 'No Child Left Behind' program and President Bush's example for Americans, we decided we needed to work FAST to keep all of America's children from becoming blithering idiots like our president," said Gates. He continued, "If we really want to get the job done, we have got to wake up the American people that Bush is a real problem and we need REAL reform."
In 1992, President Bill Clinton proposed several education initiatives, but this year the issue is overshadowed by the war in Iraq, terrorism and health care, and President Bush's example.
The project's first advertisement will address the national focus head on, showing the president misspelling "A histery of Irak" on a blackboard. Hillary Clinton said she was pleased that the issue would get "much-needed attention" and implied that it might help her campaign in the bid for the presidency, should they be able to overthrow Bush and continue the U.S. elections.