Looking for Respect in All the Wrong Places

By John W. Lillpop

When 60 irate students walked out of classes in Morgan Hill on Thursday, they claimed that they did so to demand “respect.”

Marching behind two large Mexican flags, the students claimed they were sending an urgent message: Mexicans are proud of their heritage and wearing red, white and blue on Cinco de Mayo is disrespectful.

Is it humanly possible to be more illogical and contradictory?

Mind you, these students are from the demographic with the highest school drop out rate. I.E., those who can least afford to miss school, especially for a really foolish march!

Those really looking for “respect” need to study the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the rule of law, and accept the United States as their “home” of allegiance.

Only then will these students earn the respect they claim to so desperately want.