- Associated Press - Sunday, May 15, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon civics teacher is getting some unexpected attention because a presidential candidate pinata was part of a class celebration after the students completed their exams. Students brought the pinata filled with candy to class decorated with photos of the presumptive presidential nominees. Donald Trump was one side and Hillary Clinton on the other.

The Register-Guard newspaper reports (https://is.gd/dEGX7d ) students in the advanced placement government and politics class at Thurston High School took turns hitting the piñata with a bat.

Their blindfolded teacher also took a few swings, which was caught on video by at least one student. In the video, his bat appears to smack into the photo of Trump.

The video has drawn national attention a Portland conservative talk radio show host posted the video that was submitted to the show, along with a complaint, reportedly from a parent.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, https://www.registerguard.com


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