Andrew Card protest, UMass Amherst

Hundreds of students and faculty protested today at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst today over the planned presentation of an honorary degree to former white house chief of staff Andrew Card at the Graduate Commencement 2007. According to the protesters, “Card was instrumental in crafting the set of lies that Bush used to to justify the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq, we don’t want a liar and a criminal to be honored by our university”