Darren McFadden said something similar when a group of fans were wearing black shirts in protest of Nutt after the Razorbacks defeated North Texas State College for Women last weekend. He told the fans in black that if they don't support Nutt, they don't support the players. That's like saying if you don't support George Bush, you don't support the troops he continues to put in harm's way. Then, McFadden admitted his remark was spontaneous, somewhat like a text message I suppose, and confessed, "That was something I didn't know much about."
Pat Lynch's opinion piece in today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette takes a different view of McFadden's "disparaging comments about the folks wearing black shirts at Razorback games. Let’s not waste a heartbeat on free speech, or any other such high-minded, completely unworkable abstractions that so consume the academic elites. There shall be none of that high-octane hoo-ha about an unfettered exchange of ideas. We wouldn’t want that on a college campus, now, would we? Yes, Mr. McFadden, it is possible to support the Hogs and be completely against the coach....Many fans, while admiring your considerable talents, also have some serious concerns about the ability of key officials at the
A letter to the editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today has a proposal to help economic development in Arkansas. "The
Heck, the Razorbacks should also add Arkansas Tech, UCA, SAU, Henderson State, Ouachita, UA-Monticello, and UAPB, maybe even Hendrix, to the schedule for the same reason and quit playing those SEC teams. We are 3-0 against non-SEC cupcakes this year.