I can’t believe I’m only discovering this wonderful post now. At the Mental Floss blog, Mangesh makes amends for mocking Mister Rogers.
“Back when I was in 7th grade,” writes Mangesh, “I stood up in front of my English class and delivered a tongue-in-cheek, poorly researched presentation on why I thought Mister Rogers should be the next President. I ate up the first few minutes zipping up my cardigan, and putting on some sneakers, and then I proceeded to mock him roundly. It was a riotous success. Fourteen years later, I’m using this post to repent. The following are 15 things everyone should know about Fred Rogers:
Number two, “He Made Thieves Think Twice,” is great.