Wednesday Link Sweep
--Via PirateBallerina: a grand total of two dozen Churchill sycophants managed to rouse themselves to rally at CU-Boulder today. Drunkablog confirms the paltry showing with excellent pictures of the signs the protestors carried--many of them actually spelled correctly! The students turned out to support their main man:
"The only complaints are politically motivated," said Aaron Smith, a CU senior ethnic studies major. "We're not going to stand idly by and let them fire one of CU's most distinguished professors."More on this week's Churchillpalooza. Even liberals admit it was a poor showing:
A major problem with news outlets is pack journalism, he said. It is a waste to have dozens of reporters covering the same story. Tongue in cheek, Martin said that prior to the session he and Dodd had been outside covering a rag-tag rally in support of Ward Churchill.--The usefulness of generic polls this far out from 2008
"Fifteen sophomores and a bullhorn that didn't work," he said, does not warrant extensive coverage. "A gross mis-allocation of resources," he joked.
--exvigilare describes the difficulty of playing "Taps"
--Ben DeGrow calls attention to the "Colorado Call To Action"
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper--the unpolitician runs for reelection in a "boring" race