In his search for a sports venue where he will not be roundly booed, President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he will be attending the LSU/Alabama football game this Saturday (with 4 updates)
Actions by clueless school administrators suggest that the booing of the president will be deafening (even in conservative Alabama)
From Sports Illustrated, earlier this afternoon:
The biggest college football showdown of the weekend will be between Alabama and LSU in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon. However, the Student Government Association at the University of Alabama reportedly sent out a letter on Wednesday warning students that protesting President . . .
Myer on flag burning
Halfway into today's column about flag burning on college campuses, the Intelligencer's Editor, Mike Myer, tells us that:
(F)lag burning is a protected form of free speech, under the First Amendment. That is right and proper. One thing that safeguards our freedom is our right to say just about anything, as long as it . . .
Reading the Sunday "Opinion" section
Editorial tells us that "NFIB’s Support Of Cole Significant"
What would you expect from a Koch-funded "grassroots" organization? Sunday's lead editorial tells us that the National Federation of Independent Business has endorsed Republican Bill Cole for WV governor:
With about 2,000 members, the . . .
Some things never change
Locals back to printing McKinley PR releases as news
McKinley sponsors never-going-to-happen commission and, of course, gets front-page coverage
Thursday morning's front-page of the Intelligencer brought us a David McKinley public relations release disguised as a front-page story. The headline reads:
Rep. . . .
Mike Myer, Democrats and Republicans
Mike Myer devoted his Sunday column to political correctness:
Is political correctness coming to West Virginia University? Well, it probably has achieved at least a beachhead there. WVU is a university campus, after all.
But recent news from Morgantown may make some West Virginians wonder. Is our state university about to go . . .