A Historical Perspective on a Little-Noticed Action

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Thank you for this remembrance of the debate regarding the Bush Presidential Institute at SMU and especially regarding Andrew Weaver. I had never met Andrew, but I am a friend of Carolyn's. I am saddened by our loss of Andrew's leadership and by the meanness of those in leadership who found it easier to demean Andrew than to debate the real issues related to the Bush Institute and the United Methodist Church.

Nancy Mossman more than 5 years ago

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Thank you for remembering Dr. Weaver as the advocate that he was. Thank you for remembering the valiant fight of the thousands of us who got involved because of his prophetic witness. Thank you for remembering the nature of the deals finagled to get the Bush Institute into SMU.

It is hard to fight money and political acumen. I hate it when cynics win. They are so talented at obfuscating things and making evil seem no worse than good.

Jerry Eckert more than 5 years ago

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