Tuesday, June 02, 2009

And now for something completely different.

Instead of blogging in reference to the negative; Tiller the Killer being lauded as a martyr, a soldier being killed outside a recruiting center, NoBama cordially inviting the nutcase in charge of Iran to an Independence Day party, I decided to post this piece from NBC Washington:

High school seniors Terrence Stephens and Jason Ankrah, star football players at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md., were sitting on a plane returning from a recruitment session at the University of Nebraska when they struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to them.

Their seat-mate just happened to be a major Cornhuskers fan.

When they started chatting, Stephens and Ankrah didn't have a clue they were holding court with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

"I was amazed this guy knew so much about us as football players and as people," said Stephens. "That was shocking. I felt honored to be known by someone of his caliber. He was just a regular old guy, sitting in coach, which really shocked me."

Even though NBC reported this (for which I'm sure some editor is going to be canned for), this is a very nice piece showing Clarence Thomas for the class act he is.

And also, maybe these young adults he befriended on the flight might realize conservatives aren't all that bad.


ryan said...

Now that would be cool.

And also Thomas spoke at their graduation.

Anonymous said...

That would be a "compelling personal story" if it happened to a leftist radical racebaiter like Sonia Sotomayor.

Nunya said...

Wow, nice story! Thanks for the warm fuzzies on Justice Thomas, a guy who also unfairly got the Palin treatment, back when Palin was just a small-town college gal.

Conservatives rock, no matter what color, creed, gender or orientation we are.