Sometimes humour says it best, and this says it brilliantly:
“Outlined sweeping changes to education. It’s my belief that schools will function a lot better once we roll out changes to sweeping. The floors of many of our schools need to be swept regularly. It’s not good enough to run a broom over the floors once or even twice a week; dust and dirt builds up quickly, and it doesn’t look nice.
I came from a family that didn’t have much. But my mother taught me the value of a clean floor.
I went on to have a successful career, and enjoy wonderful and relaxing summer holidays in Hawaii. Unfortunately too few of today’s children will ever pick themselves up off the floor, especially if it hasn’t been swept.
My government will combat the problem by creating four new roles.
Executive Sweepers will provide new brooms.
Change Sweepers will recycle old brooms.
Lead Sweepers will act as role models to students who aspire to join the sweeping workforce.
Expert Sweepers will be responsible for identifying minor problems in schools such as poverty, hunger, violence, and a deep sense of futility, and sweeping them under the carpet.”