Saturday, October 16, 2004

Fair and Balanced

Schooling at UCLA is an interesting experience for a conservative like me. The campus, like most, is a hodge-podge of liberalism stewed with perceived ethnic tensions that is often hostile to those who disagree with them. Normally, to avoid any tensions, I just keep my mouth shut. However, due to their most recent action, I feel a need to be vocal because there is now no longer any semblence of neutrality among the official organs of student representation left.

So what am I talking about? Well, as many of you may know, Michael Moore is currently on his tour to get young adults out to vote [democrat]. He's been in SoCal for this part of his tour and you might have seen him on Jay Leno . Well, a couple days ago he was at UCLA to speak to the masses. Now, I have no problems with liberal speakers on college campuses. I think it promotes our first amendment rights, yada yada yada. What I do have problems with is the USAC (UCLA's undergraduate student government) used my funds to pay for a speaker I do not approve of and is unwilling and opposes recruiting a conservative speaker to balance this disparity out.

I'm sure Ann Culter or Sean Hannity, two people whose vitrol of the left is equivalent of Moore's of the right, would be willing to speak at LA. I'm also sure that USAC would never consider such "blasphemous" talk" from those "bigoted" [Nazi] conservatives. Alas, these are the same people who in their infinite wisdom why conservatives need Fox News.

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