"And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart."
Quite the CAVE:
A high-ranking University source with whom we corresponded this morning called the Texas Exes statement "passive-aggressive"; we agree, but the fact that they felt compelled to address the controversy in the first place speaks volumes.
As Pulliam elaborated at National Review Online:
Tepid? Yes. Inadequate? Undoubtedly. (Taliaferro should have been fired.) But gratifying? Certainly. Even the most politically correct, Left-leaning alumni organizations can be confronted and forced to back down if only vocal members speak up.Bottom Line: We can only imagine the backlash the Texas Exes received to lead them to eat crow. That the apology wasn't sincere is irrelevant. There is a pungent odor of blood in the water....