Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
May 01, 2003
POLITICS/RELIGION: Cross To Bear

I'm not sure I have a lot to add to this one right now, but I can't very well let pass this story about the controversy at my alma mater, Holy Cross, involving the decision to give an honorary degree to pro-choice alum Chris Matthews. The main lesson here: the president, Father MacFarlane, has not covered himself in glory with his ham-fisted treatment of dedicated alumni and his repeated decisions to side with the PC crowd (including an incident, not mentioned here, where he was slow to come to the defense of a secretary who was forced, shortly after September 11, to take down a flag near her desk by a professor who objected to the flag).

Posted by Baseball Crank at 07:05 AM | Politics 2002-03 • | Religion | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)
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