Supposedly Satanic School Bus Features Pentagram Brake Lights
Many of us used to watch the educational children’s show The Magic School Bus without ever even questioning whether or not Ms. Frizzle derived her magical powers from the dark arts. We were so young and naïve back then…
A more cynical woman in Memphis, however, has seen through all the lies, and is convinced that the school buses in her state are praising Satan. Why? Because the buses’ brake lights clearly form an LED pentagram (duh!)
“Anyone who fears a God, if not God and Jesus Christ, should be outraged,” said Robyn Wilkins, a Memphis mother who spotted and photographed the offending bus in Cordova, Tennessee. “If you can’t put a cross on there, you cannot put a pentagram.”
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The WMC Action News 5 report on this story is a classic example of everything we love about local news broadcasts, from the terrible puns (“Some people are seeing the devil in the details”), to the insightful parking lot interview with a practicing Wiccan who is clearly on her smoke break:
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From our theological perspective, though, there’s nothing particularly sinful about these school buses. Maybe if they featured one of those “My Other Car is a Broomstick” bumper stickers, there would be a reason for controversy. But if the mere presence of a five-pointed star made something “Satanic,” then the Dallas Cowboys would be evil incarnate.
Then again, on second thought…
News Source: WMC Action News