I am experiencing deep sorrow regarding the wall of propaganda which continues to build regarding what is essentially a story of internal school discipline for the above device.
Try placing the above device in your carry-on luggage for a flight. The bomb squad will become involved.
JTTF (Joint Terrorism Task Force) will interview you.
You will be charged (minimally) with inciting public alarm with a hoax bomb.
Ask one hundred adults to identify the above device. They will not identify it as a clock.
Perform a simple exercise worthy of an eight year old child.
Type the word “clocks” into Google and move to the “images” tab.
Show me one clock which looks like the image above.
Deep Sorrow for the wall of propaganda. Deep Sorrow regarding how quickly this story grew legs and how many media organizations became involved. Deep Sorrow for the plethora of industry leaders (Google, Facebook, Twitter) who contributed to the propaganda wall.
This story smacks of orchestration on the highest levels. The internal affairs of a small city with a small school system is held hostage by a script which is manipulated for political purposes.
Journalism as dismemberment of truth.
Deep Sorrow. I cannot sleep.