Our View: Lummis misread the room
May 19, 2022
A lot has already been said of Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., and the speech she gave that led her to being booed by University of Wyoming graduation attendees last weekend.
While a lot of that conversation focuses on specific comments she made, we think the bigger issue is Lummis delivered a political speech to graduates not expecting to have their views either challenged or affirmed at an event that should acknowledge their educational achievements. In short, she misread the situation as well as the audience she presented to -- something any college-level public speaking course would advi...