I spent most of the afternoon on a trip to Conway to spend an hour talking to delegates to Boys State. Emotions can run high —to lusty booing in some early years. My only message is that the questioners be ready to get as good as they give and to defend whatever their passion might be. I confessed that my record as a liberal media guy wasn't much to brag about, given the fact of the changing political representation in the legislature during my not-so-famous career. With technology, I could poll the audience, tapping into their cell phones, on some topics that have been controversial since my first appearance in 1992 * POLITICS: I polled the governor's race between Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson. Judging by my last look at the screen with the changing totals, the small margin was roughly what Asa has generally enjoyed in polls. * SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: The majority remains opposed, but I'd put the margin at roughly 3-2, better than the 75 percent vote for the ban statewide in 2004 and, again, a vote from a male audience. If Arkansas young men trail their peers nationally, the needle is moving in the right direction on gay issues. Those not ready to make the switch on same-sex marriage seemed more concerned with why their side was viewed as heartless than with defending the position.I was dejected by the student who told of attempting to start a Gay Straight Alliance at his rural high school and getting some counseling from his principal in return — a reading from Leviticus.This public high school opens each day with a prayer, he said. I gave my first speech at Boys State before the Arkansas Times had e-mail.Personals are for people local to Holly Grove, AR and are for ages 18 of either sex. I'll open the night line with my annual report from Arkansas Boys State. The delegates and I joust on the points of disagreement that naturally arise between me and a predominantly white group of males who tend by their interest in an activity with a certain military orderliness to trend conservative. I'm not a half-full-glass kind of guy, But there's no way around it.I said rigid partisanship wasn't too productive at the moment. His thanks is to be punished on both the right and left.
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The principal said fascism and Naziism could follow formation of a GSA. I didn't poll this, but from reaction to questions and my answers it was clear the majority feeling was strong (loudly and fiercely) in opposition. Today, my picture was on Twitter and Facebook before I made the drive from Conway back to Little Rock. allowed Cotton to see President Clinton, just as a youthful Clinton Boys Nation trip produced that famous photo of his boyish handshake with John F.
Nice chat beforehand with a veteran Boys State Board member Len Cotton of Dardanelle, whose son, Tom, spoke to the delegates earlier and was a Boys Nation delegate in his high school years to boot. Kennedy.) I mentioned the Senate race only in passing, in the context of a question about whether the country was being well served by the two-party system.