September 17, 2015
Will Ahmed Mohammad be demonstrating clock-making at Sidwell Friends?
Ahmed Mohammad likes to tinker with gadgets. So he built a digital clock and showed it to people at school. President Obama was certainly impressed, tweeting: Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great. Do you think President Obama might call on Ahmed to demonstrate how his clock works at Sidwell Friends, where Sasha and Malia attend? Do you think Ahmed could demonstrate how the timing mechanism works? Could he jury-rig a method of setting the alarm remotely by cellphone? Do you think Mrs. Obama would mind if her children learned about Ahmed's clock-making techniques firsthand? And what about you? If your children went to school with a Muslim who built a clock, you wouldn't be upset, would you? Or would you pull your child from that school and not return him as long as that particular Muslim clock-maker was there? I'm...(Read Full Post)