The World Regions class at Virginia Tech is trying to get President Obama to stop by to talk to them about what they’re studying. Toward that end, they’ve created this You Tube video. The official caption reads:
Professor John Boyer and his 3000 person World Regions class at Virginia Tech request President Barack Obama to come to his class and discuss American foreign policy and our involvement abroad. We are not requesting a campaign stop, but a more in depth discussion.
You’ll notice the professor is rather, um, animated. He goes by the nickname “The Plaid Avenger.”
The Roanoke Times has had stories on him on several occasions:
* Why Boyers’ classes are so popular
* Tech professor finishing second edition of “The Plaid Avenger”
* The Plaid Avenger’s textbook comes with a warning label
Last fall, Boyer was involved in a similiar video campaign to get the movie “The Way” shown in the New River Valley. That one worked, and Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez came to Blacksburg to show off the film and talk about it.
Will The Plaid Avenger strike again, this time with the President of the United States?
You can check out Boyer’s own website at plaidavenger.com.