The inaugural banquet of the newly formed Ruston Area Whitetail Unlimited chapter is officially in the books and from all accounts the banquet committee knocked it out of the park.
I have been part of a number of such banquets over the years and I came away from last week’s banquet thoroughly impressed. The crowd was large — some 450 attended with many of them being women and children — the bidding on valuable prizes was spirited, the barbecued chicken meal was tasty and even those who walked away without winning a prize realized they’d been part of something special.
Gov. Bobby Jindal is exactly right. The Republican Party has to change its ways if it’s going to appeal to minorities, women and young voters in numbers significant enough to recapture national leadership.