American this time, and maybe too slight and early to blog. But I was reading James Lileks this morning and came to a mention of what Minneapolis grade school kids would like for us all.
“…the other day when I went to read a book in her [his daughter’s] class I noted the exhibit outside the classroom. The theme: “If I Were President.” It’s an interesting exercise; you can learn a lot about a kid if you give them Ultimate Power. Most of them wanted peace and no war and no hurting animals, and at least a third banned smoking.”
It IS the times– I guarantee my (and my classmates) responses would have been different in the Fifties.
I sort of want to go to live in Kazakhstan. And smoke. Camels. Now.