Rep. Liz Cheney has been much in the news with controversial statements like her suggestion that the Turkish invasion of Syria was due to the impeachment inquiry by the Democrats. Many of us were critical of that comment but one person seems to have taken his anger with Cheney out on . . . the University of Wyoming. That’s right, Connecticut-based author and psychologist Hank Weisinger has threatened to take back his father’s collection of papers related to the Superman comic series because he is upset that the state has Cheney among her elected officials.
Hank Weisinger is the son of Mort Weisinger, who was the editor of the “Superman” comic book series from DC Comics. The Casper Star-Tribune has reported that he is now demanding the return of the papers from the university’s American Heritage Center. His reason? The Associated Press has reported that Weisinger does not want his father’s papers at a university whose state is represented by Cheney.
It is a truly bizarre connection to draw in punishing a university for a politician elected by voters in a given state. It is not clear what Weisinger expects. Should the University violate state law and actively run a political campaign to oust Cheney on a “Save Superman” platform?
Weisinger needs to seriously take time with the comics from his father, particularly where Superman says “There is a right and wrong in the Universe and that distinction is not hard to make.”