Another day, another stupid-ass initiative from Team Obama.

Today, it’s something called “promise zones”:


In a country as great as this one, a child’s zip code should never be what determines his or her opportunity. The government can’t fix this on its own, but it can be a much better partner in helping local leaders develop policies that improve education, protect the most vulnerable, and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit. That’s what we’ll be doing in these Promise Zones, where the federal government will partner with local innovators, advancing their work to expand opportunity in their communities.

Still confused?

Maybe this’ll explain it:


Sounds — dare we say it? — promising:

Yeah, about this whole “promise zone” thing:

You’d think. Call us crazy, but we really dug the notion of a “shining city on a hill.”

And now, it’s just …

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.