Backers of abstinence-only education launched a campaign yesterday urging Governor Deval Patrick to accept a $700,000 federal grant to keep the program alive in Massachusetts.
Note the group is spending $75,000 on the campaign - over 10% of the money Patrick refused to take from the
One of the ads says: "Deval Patrick Doesn't Want 11-Year-Olds Taught to Say 'No' to Sex."
This is sure to be one of the least successful campaigns since Vote on Marriage blew up in flames last June. Enjoy it while it lasts, because fires this fierce blaze out all the faster.