"For this hick town, it's a big deal," said senior Parker Gates, 18 ...
"His wife's been seen walking around," said junior Davon Noltner, 17.
"Is she hot?" asked Gates.
Some high school kids did attend the rally at the middle school, like 17-year-old Erin Brander, 17, who wore a button that read "Except for ending slavery, fascism, Nazism and communism, war has never solved anything." Her assessment of Kerry: "He tends to insult Bush a lot."
UPDATE: Emailers tell me the slogan on the button is from protestwarrior.com.