Not-So-Gentleman’s C

“They made sure we understood at Texas A&M that being a freshman in the Corps of Cadets was not going to be one big fraternity party,” he said. “They wore us out so much that not a single member of my freshman class managed to stay awake in class for the first few weeks.” That, he added to ripples of laughter from the audience, was “kind of the start of why my grades were what they were.”

So Rick Perry’s now making the claim that his transcripts from Texas A&M weren’t very good because—like a football player—he spent much of his time involved in extra-cirricular activities.

Does that mean that most members of the Corps of Cadets get crappy grades?