[Vision2020] Horrible role model

Darrell Keim keim153 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 14:01:27 PDT 2017

To do anything other than invite would've been political.  A surefire loser
for them.

As to dictating the nature of the presentation.  You really think the POTUS
is going to let the BSA do that?

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:58 PM, rhayes at frontier.com <rhayes at frontier.com>

> I am aware of the tradition. However, given the insanity of the invitee,
> they might have broke tradition or at the least insisted on the nature of
> the presentation. Bet they don't do it again.
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> *From:* Darrell Keim <keim153 at gmail.com>
> *To:* "rhayes at frontier.com" <rhayes at frontier.com>
> *Cc:* Moscow Vision 2020 <vision2020 at moscow.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:43 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Vision2020] Horrible role model
> The BSA strives to be apolitical.  They had no choice but to invite the
> president, as they have invited every prez for 80 years.  To not invite
> would be political.
> OTOH, Herr Trump had every opportunity to follow the lead of EVERY OTHER
> PRESIDENT, and keep his BSA remarks apolitical.
> Lay the blame where it belongs.
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:18 PM, rhayes at frontier.com <rhayes at frontier.com>
> wrote:
> As a former scout and an eagle scout, I am appalled at the example Trump
> set for the boys attending the National Jamboree. I owe scouting, and in
> particular my scout master, greatly for setting examples of good conduct,
> ethics, and respect for our nation's institutions and traditions.
> I do fault scouting's administration for inviting Trump to the Jamboree.
> What did they expect from this bombastic, narcissist; an uplifting speech
> about living a good, ethical life, an example of a president who would
> present inspiration for the boys to envision a better nation?
> Most of the boys will remember this experience, and I hope that maturity
> and hindsight will inform them to reject this sort of behavior from the
> national embarrassment occupying our highest office.
> Roger Hayes
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