Skip to comments.Rice declines Rutgers commencement invite; says it has become a distraction
Posted on 05/03/2014 8:08:47 AM PDT by Rennes TemplarEdited on 05/03/2014 8:10:24 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Condoleezza Rice announced Saturday that she will not be delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony this month, saying the invitation has become a "distraction."
Commencement should be a time of joyous celebration for the graduates and their families. Rutgers' invitation to me to speak has become a distraction for the university community at this very special time,” the former secretary of state under President George W. Bush said in the statement.
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50 heads of mush protested. Sadly, these little commies have never been exposed to the history of this country and how it came about or economics. Yet, for some reason, they’re at Rutgers.
I’ll say this...Rice certainly was classy in the way she bowed out. It’s an absolute guarantee that no liberal speaker would bow out. Much less, bow out in such a manner.
One can only conclude there are RACISTS in the staff and student body of Rutgers.
I wonder how many of them have 'Tolerance' or "Honor Diversity" bumper stickers on their cars?
The little totalitarian wannabes just couldn’t bear the possibility that they might hear even one thought contrary to the four years of PC indoctrination and Pavlovian dog conformity they have worked so hard to master.
What a classy lady. I hold very few people in such high esteem as Condoleezza Rice. She never disappoints.
Good luck finding jobs, “graduates.”
Absolutely. What a role model.
Classy, but the lefties win another one and this encourages more of the same. These nut balls needed to be confronted by organized groups of conservatives on campus, but I guess that is not possible on most campuses today.
“One can only conclude there are racists in the staff and student body of Rutgers.”
Racism at the East Coast so called elite universities runs strongly under cover. It comes to the surface when a black conservative tries to speak at one of these facist universities.
Looks like the terrorists at Rutgers won.
I’ll bet Rutgers wouldn’t have had a problem with Adolf Hitler or Josef Stalin speaking at their commencement.
Condi is a class act but it’s a shame to let the heckler’s veto prevail.
Even Tingles would have had trouble spinning *that* one.
Hitler? Absolutely not.Stalin? "Welcome,Comrade,can we get you anything? Vodka? A young virgin? Poland?"
It is amazing to me that the "protestors" are holding on to something so old, and questionable.
At the same time the same youngsters are telling us that Benghazi is old because it happened two years ago. I do not think in the history of this country we have withheld help for an Ambassador. Maybe those "protestors" would accept Hillary Clinton as a speaker? She has lots of baggage and no accomplishments.
I see many of the protestors looking for jobs and looking for jobs after and if they graduate. Time to start closing ineffective and high cost universities.
Once again a few leftist idiots raise a stink and a Bushy caves. How can the right win the debate if they constantly refuse to engage these people. My biggest complaint with the Bush admin was its refusal to defend itself. Preemptive surrender.
Too bad a handful of wannabe activists ruined it for all of the other students. They just talked themselves out of an uplifting commencement speech. They will undoubtedly receive a hateful, race baiting marxist diatribe instead.