Just when I was starting to think the youth of this country were pretty much brainwashed by the media, I a href=”http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/135656″read this article /a(via Drudge) on the Dobson high school advanced placement students who listened to Obama speak at their school and realized that there is hope:br /br /blockquoteThe students in the class were hopeful things will work out but questioned whether Obama’s plan would actually work to dig the country out of its economic woes. They also expected a longer speech.br /br /Senior Syna Daudfar took some notes during the speech and was among the most vocally opposed to Obama’s words.br /br /At one point, when he talked about the costs of his stimulus plan, senior Maaike Albach and Daudfar looked at each other and said, “uh-oh.”br /br /”Overall I think it’s a good idea, but he’s not addressing the issues of the economic crisis,” said Daudfar, a John McCain supporter who added he leans more toward being a moderate conservative. “The spending bill he just passed is just progressing the Democratic agenda rather than addressing the economic issues in the country.”br /br /Daudfar thinks Obama’s plan is backward and deals with the “less important stuff” first. “Bailing out businesses” and “providing better regulatory systems for giving out money to businesses” should have been first, he said.br /br /”If businesses can’t afford to hire people, then people won’t be able to work and pay off their mortgages,” he said. “It’s kind of like putting money into a funnel.”br /br /Albach, who is also a Republican, said Obama’s plan sounds good but questioned how Obama can want to rely on “people’s responsibility” when that is “what got us in this economic crisis in the first place.”br /br /”This puts us more into debt,” said Albach, 18. “It’s a horrible situation we’re in.”br /br /Senior Brandon Miller wore a shirt with the words, “Hitler gave great speeches, too” above a picture of Obama./blockquotebr /br /The advanced placement students may be smarter than average but it does show that many young people in this country can see through Obama’s rhetoric.