The Dean of Students at Jacksonville University sent out a campus-wide email Wednesday offering tickets to a Barack Obama rally for Hillary Clinton, but failed even to mention that Donald Trump would be speaking in the city on the same day.
The Clinton and Trump campaigns both held campaign rallies in Jacksonville Thursday, with President Obama speaking on Clinton’s behalf at the University of North Florida (UNF) while Trump himself spoke at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, according to WJXT.
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Yet the email from Dr. Kristie Gover, JU’s senior VP for student affairs and dean of students, refers exclusively to the Clinton event, saying JU would be distributing 150 tickets to anyone interested in hearing Obama “promote Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton,” but making no mention whatsoever of the competing campaign stop.
“We will be distributing 150 tickets to President Obama’s speaking engagement in Jacksonville tomorrow,” the email begins, explaining that “ticket distribution will be in the Kinne University Center from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, or until all tickets have been distributed…