Skip to comments.Chuck Schumer Regularly Crashes Graduation Ceremonies So He Can Talk About His College Breakup
Posted on 06/06/2014 11:06:51 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer attends The New School University Center Opening Showcase at The New School University Center on January 23, 2014 in New York City.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer, a man long known for his eagerness to talk into any available microphone, likes to give commencement speeches. According to The Wall Street Journal, Schumer has spoken at eight ceremonies this year, and he has a "standing invitation" to address the graduating classes of at least two schools whenever he wants. "Many schools receive requests from the senator's staff about the timing and feasibility of his joining a particular ceremony, school officials said, though rarely with enough advance notice to put him on the program," the WSJ reports. But while Schumer's appearance is often a surprise, the content of his address usually isn't.
You see, many years ago, Schumer was just finishing college himself. He was offered a scholarship to travel abroad, but he turned it down to hang out with his then girlfriend. Even people who haven't heard the story can probably guess what happened next: She dumped him. "There I was: no scholarship, no trip around the world, no girl. I said to myself, 'What a loser you are,'" he recalled this year at SUNY Binghamton, Hofstra University, Stony Brook University, as well as at countless other colleges and universities in years past.
Schumer says that he likes the tale because it shows that "you can move forward and be successful in life when you've had setbacks." However, it seems that the young people he tells it to are often more interested in whether he worked things out with the woman who broke his heart in 1971.
"They say: 'What happened to the girl? You didn't get her, did you?'" He did not, but that's okay: He got a story out of it, and now an opportunity to comment for a story about the story, and that's what matters in the end.
He calls the destruction of this country “success”???
Chuck Schumer one of reasons they invented the MUTE button
” I said to myself, ‘What a loser you are,’... “
Broken clock, twice a day.
Gallaudet would be the only school that should have him speak
Smart girl. I’ll bet she is thankful she dumped him every day of her life.
The only thing more dangerous than believing anything that mac daddies says or does is getting between smuckey and a camera or microphone/
Chuck Schumer comes in to speak when everyone needs a Nap
actually in this instance he would be right on that point at all times in the day
OMG this dude is STALKER
What actual “school” would continue to give him an open invitation, let alone two “schools”?
The little weasel crashed my daughters college graduation in 2010. The invited speaker was Bryan Kolb, our local good guy republican state senate minority leader. But Chuckie had to get in front of him and prattle on for a half hour about how he “brought the students a gift” and went on to pat his own damn self on the back for coming up with a bunch of tax credits for college students.
I was sitting in the stands, fuming. My wife was literally holding me down in my seat. People around us (liberals, I am sure) were getting pissed at me because I didn’t keep my mouth shut and refuted every damn thing he said, loud enough for those around me to hear.
I despise that F’n scumbag.
Brian Kolb. Assembly minority leader.
Boy, I sure screwed that one up.
This is first time I have ever agreed with Chuckie about anything. He is a loser.
My daughter graduated from Hoftstra University and played in the Commencement band every year. She said she heard him speak every year, with the identical speech every year.
A moment of clarity.
When our daughter graduated from St. John Fisher College in 2009, Schumer was not on the speaker’s list nor in the graduation program but showed up to speak. Most of the sheep applauded. I was the only one who booed, LOUDLY!! That guy is a leftist media whore.