Thursday, February 02, 2012

Retired General With Anti-Muslim Record Withdraws As West Point Prayer Breakfast Speaker

The New York Times reports that the U.S. Military Academy on Monday announced that retired Lt. Gen William G. Boykin "has decided to withdraw speaking at West Point’s National Prayer Breakfast" on Feb. 8. The announcement of Boykin's planned appearance drew protests because of his record of anti-Muslim statements. (See prior posting.)