It seems as though there’s no love between Rice University in Houston and Texas A&M, with the more academic-minded students at Rice typically looking down their noses at A&M’s “Aggies.”
Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently one of the best known A&M alumni, having graduated in 1972 with a 2.4 grade point average and a degree in animal sciences.
“This was not the brightest guy around,” a former classmate told the Huffington Post. “We always kind of laughed. He was always kind of a joke.”
Now Rice’s Marching Owl Band has taken a shot of their own at Perry’s intelligence, telling a stadium full of cheering spectators, “The next time you go to the polls, ask yourself, ‘Is your candidate smarter than an Aggie?'”
This video was posted to YouTube on September 3, 2011.
Brett Kavanaugh caught lying in SCOTUS opinion against voting access during the pandemic: report
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Monday voted that 2020 elections ballots in Wisconsin can only be counted if received by Election Day.
Kavanaugh issued his own concurring opinion, where he suggested that state courts should be barred from protecting voting rights.
Kavanaugh also made a mistake of fact.
Sam Levine, a voting rights reporter for the Guardian, noted Kavanaugh was inaccurate in his concurring opinion.
Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court despite questions of legitimacy
The US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's newest justice Monday, delivering President Donald Trump a landmark win just eight days before the election.
The deeply divided chamber voted 52 to 48, largely along party lines in the Republican-controlled Senate, making Barrett the third Trump nominee to reach the high court and cementing a six-to-three conservative majority.
Republican lawmakers broke into applause as the tally was read out, and the White House is also expected to celebrate the confirmation in the final run-up to the November 3 election, in which more than 60 million Americans have already voted.