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Great. Thanks for posting this.
Keep the aggie bs out of it though. You can make your points without pointing out he's an aggie or a cheerleader. He's ignorant, use that. See how his cronies jumped all over that point and ignored the rest?
This looks like an initiative done by old guys with too much time and too little experience with today's media and motivating crowds. I appreciate the earnest effort, but they have no idea what they are doing in terms of actually moving the needle socially with their fellow longhorns. This expenditure represents a complete failure to understand new media, the younger generations, and the general nature of web-based grassroots political momentum. It's typical of old guys who want to tell other people what to do and then get out of the way so those told can follow orders. Unfortunately, that isn't how anyone under 45 is moved off of the button these days. They'd be better off just buying tv commercials.
I also find it brutally and painfully ironic that Joe Jamail feels compelled to tell the rest of us to "wake up" and do something in regard to the university we all love and wish to see do well. If there is anyone responsible for establishing the status quo within the athletic department and allowing it to become the festering cesspool of sloth, mediocrity and entitlement that it has become, it is Joe Jamail. There is not a more public way of displaying the school's problems with too much money and too little sense than with the current shenanigans and under-performance of the athletic department, and Joe Jamail will own that shit all the way to his grave.
Also, here's a link to an article in the Wall Street Journal from a few years back in which Jamail and his fellow big money alums show us all just how little respect he has for the rest of us when he doesn't think he needs our help: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704541004574600051780005902.html
If these guys wanted to do something viral or that leveraged the power of today's web, they could have just asked around and found some like-minded folks who would have been happy to help them something a lot more productive for free.
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