If this crowd can't stand Cheney...

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    It would seem that students and faculty at Brigham Young University, in Utah, are taking issue with that institutions invitation for Dick Cheney to be their commencement speaker this year.

    <blockquote>PROVO, Utah, April 10 &#8212; The invitation extended to Vice President Dick Cheney to be the commencement speaker at Brigham Young University has set off a rare, continuing protest at the Mormon university, one of the nation&#8217;s most conservative. - <a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/11/us/11byu.html?_r=1&ei=5087&#37;0A&em=&en=9674563c0a5c2808&ex=1176436800&pagewanted=print&oref=slogin>The New York Times</a></blockquote>

    Citing him as being "morally dubious", a man whose behavior in office "just doesn't fit" with the university's mission to promote &#8220;integrity, character and moral development&#8221;, peaceful protests have been ongoing at the university. Some 3,600 signatures have been gathered among students and faculty seeking to find a "more appropriate" speaker for the event.

    BYU is about as conservative as it gets, and if the students and faculty there are ready to throw Cheney under the bus, how much support can he really have?
     
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    Bravo to BYU!!!!

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    What dont you like about cheney? Just asking...
     
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    less than 1% of the university, IE the Democrat club, is not much of a protest.
     
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    I've always liked the Mormons personally... they've always seemed like stand-up folk to me.
     
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    it would be a much shorter list to give you the things that I LIKE about Cheney:


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    What do YOU like about him? Just asking? I think you know pretty damn well what most people dont like about Cheney assuming you have been alive the past 7 years. So what do YOU like about him?



     

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