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WahooFla

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Excellent post, PK.


I suppose it is preaching to the choir to observe that we have a university president who has, among others, a responsibility to make such points to the public, and in public when she does it.

She chooses not to take on that responsibility, and it is my view that each of US has a responsibility to remind her, forcefully, at every opportunity, that she needs to step up and defend our university and defend its founder.

A letter to friends and alumni is nice, but SHE is the one preaching to that choir. The choir she needs to address, and SOON, is the world-wide court of public opinion, and in particular, all media entities, few of which seem to understand the points you made so eloquently.

I would personally ask that she add to those points the points I have made on several occasions that our beloved University has executed an outreach to minority communities that is not equaled by many universities and exceeded by none. She needs to brag about those efforts, and she needs to do it quickly and forcefully.

All of these points are easily researched, yet they are ignored or unknown to many, apparently including our own faculty and the students who have chose to attack both our university and its founder.

(In response to this post by PK German)

Posted: 09/13/2017 at 3:08PM



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So Mrs Doubtfire's letter to alumni.... -- whiskeysour 09/13/2017 1:25PM
  Her email address is public ** -- 007 Hoo 09/13/2017 9:24PM
  The one that isn't ** -- CharlestonSC 09/13/2017 9:38PM
  Oh, the one she shares with Hillary? -- 007 Hoo 09/13/2017 9:45PM
  That was my thought on this whole thing. ** -- hoolstoptheheels 09/13/2017 5:08PM
  Well said ** -- TulaneUVA 09/13/2017 4:52PM
  I agree with you on this ** -- hoos73 09/13/2017 4:22PM
  I partly agree, but... -- WahooFla 09/13/2017 3:49PM
  Good point ** -- hoolstoptheheels 09/13/2017 5:10PM
  This guys is still around, -- Wembley 09/13/2017 3:58PM
  Grinning ear to ear after reading that. ** -- Hoo05Dave 09/14/2017 02:23AM
  I'm not certain that is what they are saying... -- PK German 09/14/2017 07:58AM
  Well, there's your problem -- 007 Hoo 09/14/2017 2:17PM
  Apparently we will disagree ** -- 111Balz 09/15/2017 07:12AM
  Really well said ** -- hoolstoptheheels 09/13/2017 5:12PM
  A thousand times yes!!! ** -- Hoo98 09/13/2017 5:06PM
  Yes. ** -- Trigon 09/13/2017 4:37PM
  Great column. Thanks. ** -- 007 Hoo 09/13/2017 4:45PM
  PK German's Razor ** -- BilldaHoo 09/13/2017 3:42PM
  Most payed a penalty including my 5th -- HOO-DA-MAN 09/13/2017 3:30PM
  1776 was more evolutionary than revolutionary -- NorthernExposure 09/14/2017 3:46PM
  Re: I've been reading Jon Meachum's -- NorthernExposure 09/15/2017 12:22AM
  The hughest of all hugh steps forward. ** -- Molina 09/13/2017 4:07PM
  ^^^^This^^^^ ** -- HOO-DA-MAN 09/13/2017 3:25PM
  BOOM! ** -- TpkeHoo 09/13/2017 3:12PM
  Excellent post, PK. -- WahooFla 09/13/2017 3:08PM
  Man, UVA people are special -- 007 Hoo 09/13/2017 3:10PM
  Mic drop. ** -- Hooddihsm 09/13/2017 3:06PM
  Snowflakes, meet blow torch. Well done, sir. ** -- Sabre Rattler 09/13/2017 2:50PM
  THIS! ** -- WahooKnows 09/13/2017 2:47PM
  ^^^BALLER^^^ ** -- Ronald Mexico 09/13/2017 2:44PM
  Shot Caller . . . ** -- jdubforwahoowa 09/13/2017 3:18PM
  Lots of great posts on here today. ** -- hoobedda 09/13/2017 2:42PM
  Damn man, that is excellent! ** -- hoos73 09/13/2017 2:36PM
  May I buy you a bottle of Pappy ** -- Mg234 09/13/2017 2:36PM
  Your point is too intelligent and well-written ** -- Wembley 09/13/2017 2:28PM
  I just hit delete. You folks actually read them? ** -- HoooHooo 09/13/2017 1:32PM

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