No doubt it was President Obama’s recent ill-advised remarks, and not the fearsome Robert Morris University public relations machine, that sparked coverage over the weekend of the local Special Olympics bowling competitions. (See here and here.)
Nonetheless, we’re happy that these athletes got the positive attention they deserve. And we have selfish reasons as well — dozens of RMU students volunteered to help bring the event together, and we’re grateful their efforts were recognized.
I’m sure the president would be proud.