Students Act in 'Occupy North Pole'
School play turns political
- Duration 4:14
- Date Dec 22, 2011
School play turns political
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I -- boarding schools Christmas play is taking a political turn away from the usual holiday classic let's listen to occupy in North Pole.
-- -- internal defense and go that far beyond its steady drumbeat.
There might be next spring -- their voices and their power to declare we are money and not even -- anymore.
Our whole -- Drums you don't hear those -- Christmas plays.
Officials say the play promotes harmony but is high school -- appropriate venue for an -- inspired message.
Let's -- Tucker Carlson Fox News contributor and the founder of the daily caller hi Tucker.
Morning Alison OK so well look this is it private boarding school they can do we preschool up -- -- they can do whatever they want right.
And I'm so glad they did because this it's this is a parity this is what conservatives -- imagine the left is up to it it turns out there right eight.
-- -- If there are parents out there masochistic enough to want to spend 40000 dollars to have their kids learn -- capitalism is evil.
I guess there should be a market for that but it doesn't serve the kids.
Well give me the woman who we've got a statement from the publicity director at the school -- -- -- theme occupied North Pole can be seen as a modern day.
Version of a Christmas Carol.
Where Ebenezer -- his heart is touched by a child the twenty minute artistic dance production featured a similar message with the audience experiencing the peace and happiness achieved.
When Santa and the elves reach out to their adversary the performance concluded with everyone.
On stage joining together to live in harmony.
Now -- do you feel bad.
The teacher was just being thematic can -- and something out of the headlines -- -- Occupy Wall Street let's turn it -- occupied.
North Pole or is there a little indoctrination and there.
Was a lot of indoctrination there and I think for the activist left there's no part of of civic life personal life no part of life period that's beyond politics -- -- on politicizing.
Look the but here's the bottom line as far as I can tell.
American children growing up now will live in a world in which they compete against the smartest.
People from around the world it really is a global economy -- if we're teaching them at the highest form of moral expressions to sit -- -- park with a sign protesting things.
We are not preparing them for a truly competitive global economy I mean this is actually not helping.
The kids it's meant to schools like this and I'm very familiar with schools like this trust me and not spend it.
An awful lot of time Hawaiian icing various protest movements like that's the greatest thing you could spend your life doing is protesting this or that and again.
That that's just frivolous in the end that's not really education that's that's politics and it's it's just not helpful for kids.
I -- to be fair Tucker we have we've only seen that clip that they've released an Evans in the hole.
Play is it possible that they're just trying to use a clever peg.
And make it timely to sort of appeal to high -- -- -- more than you know a Christmas Carol would otherwise what is that's the point try to.
It make it appeal to high schoolers you know make make the idea that.
Again sitting in a park with a sign is.
All responsible adults ought to be doing when.
There's a self serious -- -- here if you read the entire.
Explanation from the school it's it is remarkably.
Self righteous you know this is.
This is about human rights this is you know that this is something that.
All progressives ought to be engaged in.
It's just political to its very core I mean I don't personally think it's amusing and highly revealing because it's like pull back the curtain this is what they're really like.
This is a lefty Chris was bad -- Think it's pretty funny so what -- Christmas back offender and wonder how many kids actually know what the -- they're doing.
Much like they did die down as a key part all right Tucker always a pleasure having a great.
Christmas well I hope you do two things secular Christmas -- I --