Fourth Grader Suspended For “Threatening” Boy With Magic Hobbit Ring

A young boy pretending to be The Hobbit, playing with his friends and gleefully telling them that he has the magical power of The One Ring; it doesn’t get much more innocent than that.

However authorities at the Kermit Elementary School in Kermit, Texas thought that fourth grader, nine year old Aiden Steward was making a “terrorist threat”… when he told a classmate that he was going to “make him disappear” … using his MAGIC ring… from The Hobbit.

So they suspended Aiden on Friday, explaining that no type of threat to a child’s safety will be tolerated even if such threats are magical. The One Ring can bind them, but can it stop you from punching a hole in the wall after reading this?

Aiden’s father, Jason Steward told local news outlets that he and the family had been to see the new, third installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy; The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies and Aiden was simply inspired to be playfully imaginative by the film. No word on if Kermit Elementary is going to have emergency drills on what to do if Orcs or an “Active Sorcerer” attacks the school.

Aiden’s Dad told the media; "I assure you my son lacks the magical powers necessary to threaten his friend's existence.  If he did, I'm sure he'd bring him right back."

The terrorist Hobbit in question, holding another dark spawn of Sauron.

Hopefully kids at Kermit Elementary don’t burst into a rendition of The Rainbow Connection after seeing The Muppet Movie; it might be seen as an attack on traditional Texas family values. 

While the school declined to comment on any matters regarding students, Aiden’s dad requested a letter in writing explaining exactly why he was suspended. Hopefully the letter is not written in Elvish. 

Source: Opposing Views 

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