Tim Redman's Incredible Excuse
In a message dated 7/16/02 12:11:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
"This discussion is beyond the scope of the Committee. Only
the Delegates can decide if a Delegate Motion was followed. In my
view, it was. When there is a question as to the precise meaning of a
motion, standard procedure is to ask the maker(s) of the motion what
This statement is amazing. At the U. S. Open in Framingham last year,
the Delegates passed a motion, ADM-64, that reads: "USCF's FIDE
representatives are instructed to actively campaign at all FIDE
meetings against the practice of requiring drug testing at any chess
tournament or match."
What part of this resolution do you not understand, Tim? Does it
depend on what the meaning of is is?
Message to the peanut gallery: Tim Redman is a professor of English,
or so he says. Therefore, it is hard to understand why he has so much
difficulty understanding the meaning of ADM-64. Meanwhile, the USCF
representatives, at a meeting in Greece, did nothing "to actively
campaign at all FIDE meetings against the practice of requiring drug
testing at any chess tournament or match."