Young Minnesotans offer voting advice


As the saying goes, the youth are the future, and students in Karen Colbert's first-grade class at Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts and Science in Eagan have a lot to say about presidential nominees Barack Obama and John McCain.

Cute is an understatement.

The St. Paul Leagal Ledger reports:

The new president "should tell people to play video games all day," Evan suggested. "And no more school," added Jerome, earning a robust cheer. Topics ranged from what exactly the president does, to whether the students would like to be president themselves someday, to what exactly happens in an election.

Our favorite, Shailja, "demonstrating an unparalleled talent for the understatement," reporter Betsy Sundquist writes quoting the student saying: "They talk about things."