In just the past few weeks, First Lady Michelle Obama, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Attorney General Eric Holder have had to cancel appearances due to protests.
They’re just the latest in a long line.
Michelle Obama cancelled the commencement speech she was scheduled to give at a Kansas high school after nearly 2,000 people signed a petition protesting her appearance.
Over the weekend we learned that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has cancelled her appearance at Rutgers University due to protests. Condoleezza wrote,
“Commencement should be a time of joyous celebration for the graduates and their families,” Ms. Rice wrote in a Facebook post. “Rutgers’ invitation to me to speak has become a distraction for the university community at this very special time.”
Rutgers faculty and anti-war activists berated the university administration for offering Rice the speaking slot, citing her “efforts to mislead the American people…
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