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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Monday, February 19, 2007

"We Are Human Beings and Not Mascots"

On my lunch break, but I wanted to direct your attention to this wonderful editorial by Tim Giago on the "death" of "Chief Illiniwek."

Hat tip again to Wampum.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a great editorial. Good for Illinois.

Now if we could just get my alma mater to stop barbecuing the mascot every few years.

2/19/2007 1:17 PM  

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