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Subject: Re: Columbia cancels wrestling match after teamís vile tweets made public


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Menckenman (Unacceptable naivety)
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Date Posted: 13:07:15 11/11/16 Fri
In reply to: joiseyfan 's message, "Re: Columbia cancels wrestling match after teamís vile tweets made public" on 10:20:01 11/11/16 Fri

As one who has lived a life of deliberate Political Incorrectness, I am appalled at the stupidity demonstrated by these supposedly intelligent athletes.
They are all aware of the context of their world at Columbia, of the attitudes of the administration and the overwhelming attitudes of the campus. So how can they go on record to say these things. What did they think would happen?
Sophomoric, filthy and horrible comments are made by many. It is part of the growth process. Sometimes to shock or laugh at. But to post? That is stupid.
What Disneyworld are these guys living in?
No one can force an attitude or outlook on another person, so all of our private opinions are our own. But there must be some good sense or filter to keep them from public dissemination and offense. Why were these guys not smart enough to understand?

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Jones
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Date Posted: 15:17:02 11/11/16 Fri

Get a step ladder and climb down off your high horse. The laws of physics and calculus don't change at these institutions. They are the same at Jones county community college. If Widget State accepted 6% of its applicants and charged outrageous amounts for tuition it would probably be thought of as elite.

What the graduate receives is not a limitless education but an access to the inbred circle of alumni who look to help their own. The great irony of the IVY LEAGUE is that the academics abhor athletics but THE IVY LEAGUE is a athletics conference and nothing more.

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