Quote of the Day: Champions From Virginia Will Not Visit White House – The New York Times

The University of Virginia’s men’s basketball team, led by Coach Tony Bennett, front right, won the N.C.A.A. championship in April but will skip the traditional visit to the White House.CreditCreditBrace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports, via Reuters

“The symbolism of the University of Virginia basketball team from Charlottesville going to the White House to see a president who condoned the racists, bigots and anti-Semites? I’m very happy Tony made this decision.”

~TERRY MCAULIFFE, the former Democratic governor of Virginia who was in office during the deadly riot in Charlottesville, commenting on Coach Tony Bennett’s announcement that the N.C.A.A. champions will not visit the White House.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Champions From Virginia Will Not Visit White House – The New York Times

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