Rise of the Drones: Kids Say the Darndest Things Edition

If, like Whitney Houston, you too believe that children are our future, consider this idea from fourth-grader Maxwell Montgomery on how the United States should use drones. Maxwell wrote in to our “welcome letter” contest for the National Zoo’s elephants, and said he is particularly concerned about elephant poaching. 

“If I was president, I would place surveillance drones over the area where elephants are shot, identify the shooters, and send then police to arrest them.” 

Turns out Maxwell is not the only one with this idea. But he may be the only ten-year old who has publicly suggested it. Out of the mouths of babes…