The staging of an event at Louisiana State University Baton Rouge’s Pete Maravich Assembly Center has raised the question about whether events at state facilities ought to be censored over free speech concerns of its sponsors, and is worth some exploration.
In the horrific aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Ringside Politics bestowed its first “Turkey of the Year” award to then New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin for his woeful leadership, bad judgment and embarrassing statements. Since then, we have been recognizing “turkeys” from both of the major political parties. For example, in 2014, we gave the “Turkey of the Year” award to a very worthy recipient, Republican House Speaker John Boehner.
Once again, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, in his quest to become president of the United States, has made a statement expecting the world to simply accept the truth of his assertion simply because the statement is his.
Bernie Pinsonat and SMOR (Southern Media Opinion and Research released its latest poll about Louisiana and the findings are quite instructive:
President Barack Obama has a 81% negative job record among white Louisiana voters which numbers are consistent with the poor Democratic election results in the state since his taking office.
“Man the battlements”. “Take no prisoners” “I have not yet begun to fight”
There is a war-a-coming for the hearts and minds of America and it is being played out on the airwaves and in the halls of the state and US Capitols.