President Obama addressed Texas A&M University with a speech calling on young people to volunteer, but the several hundred protestors who gathered hours before the speech on campus—many of them bussed in by Tea Party activists from around the state—threatened to steal the show. The A&M campus had been less than friendly in the past: last fall the school's Young Conservatives held an anti-Obama event, in which students threw eggs at a photo of the president. Former President George H. W. Bush, who introduced Obama, wrote to students asking them to display a “decent and welcoming Aggie spirit.” Bush also said that attacks on the current president "crossed the line of civility." The crowd was respectful during Obama's speech.
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW
SHOP WITH SCOUTED