Come On Aggies! Cheer For The President! He's Almost As Good As Your Football Team!
It's not easy being a George W. Bush supporter these days. Even at Texas A&M.
The Aggies, of course, have the somewhat dubious honor of having Bush deliver a speech to their December graduates. If there's anyplace in the US outside of Utah, or maybe Kennebunkport, where this event would go over well, it's A&M.
After all, it's the home of the George H.W. Bush Library.
But the Facebook page touting the visit seems to be having an attack of the grumpies.
Here's the intro:
Now not everyone can get tickets to hear him speak, but I want us to give our president (for he will still be our president at that time!) a royal aggie welcome. I'm talking signs, banners, those loud hand-clapper things, the whole shabang. Please, if you don't like him, go home and enjoy your family...don't make a ruckus. This is strictly to show our support for our president, not a chance for you to show how much you hate him. You took full advantage of that for the past 8 years, and now...LOYAL FRIENDS OF W's! Let's show how much we love him!!!!!!!!!!
He speaks at 10:30, so let's meet at 9:00! Reed Arena! Bring signs and lots and lots of love.
oh and did i mention...don't come to this if you don't like the man...no one is making you. and stop writing on this wall.
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Yeah, come on, you 77 percent of the country that doesn't think Bush is just OMG the best-est president ever -- stop writing on this wall!!
As a rallying cry, it's right up there with Reagan's "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
Alas, the wall is still getting entries like "Is it OK if I wave just one finger instead of five?"
Now, now. Remember the golden words: "For he will still be our president at that time!"
-- Richard Connelly
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