With Martin Luther King’s birthday coming up, I would like to try to do something insightful. I think that the holiday is wasted in most places of this country. Besides, getting a day off from school, shouldn’t we be doing more. Race relations have been at a standstill for decades. Is there nothing more to do?
Crawford is my vote. Let’s be honest, SMU has never been a liberal bastion. SMU was middle of the road leaning toward conservative in the heart of a very conservative town, Dallas. It is interesting that Bush didn’t look at Harvard or Yale.
The New York Times’ Ralph Blumenthal is penning a piece for Wednesday’s Times which reveals that Southern Methodist University is trying to “allay concerns that pro-Bush politics” will infiltrate the school
“Mindful of reports that President Bush wants a conservative think tank with his presidential library, Southern Methodist University’s top official is trying to allay concerns that pro-Bush politics might spread through campus,” Blumenthal writes.
“Last month, SMU was named the sole finalist by the selection committee exploring possible sites for the library in Texas,” he adds. ( more… )