I found a link off of the Masslive main site that links to UMass 101, a blog by a UMass Amherst junior jounalism and anthropology major named S.P. Sullivan. It pretty much highlights all the large and important news stories out of the University. After reading a few of the posts I found blog that interested me enough to comment on it, it was entitled
After reading though the post that just elaborated on what the title said, I decided to join the 2 other people commenting the story on the bottom of the page. My post went as follows-
I love the Republican club for one main reason: they never cease to amaze me with their ability to stir up controversy and draw attention to themselves.
As for Don Feder, I believe he a mean and wicked man through and through and completely disagree with him on most of his opinions. But, agreeing with all the comments above, he does have a right to free speech just as every other American does. The Republican club set up a trap by so widely publicizing this event that it made the most extreme lefts of campus so angry that the fell right into the ploy of the Republican club- to show that liberals are sometimes hypocritical of their own beliefs and values. ( Not to say Republicans aren’t as well).
You’re right SPSullivan, these liberal groups did make a martyr out of Don Ferder, and there was definitely a better way to go about this whole situation.
I have yet to recieve any counter statements but as always, I’ll keep this updated if I do