A predictable case of teens rebelling against the establishment’s newest authority figure? Of course not. Barack’s counterculture, man; if he wasn’t, would he be the subject of totalitarian art? Turns out it’s (mostly) a case of school spirit. Boulder High is Boulder High, our new Messiah notwithstanding.

This story was gift-wrapped for me by Slapstick Politics, so I’m going to make you click over there to see who’s responsible for proposing the name change. Do note the photo near the bottom. You’ll find video of the group’s irritatingly self-important press conference withdrawing the petition at the top here. The kid at the mike’s going to end up as some Democrat’s press secretary someday, isn’t he?

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