The University of Wyoming’s latest marketing slogan (which UD has cited and … extended a bit … in her headline) is generating controversy.

NOT because cowboys (plus all them guns, natch) have given Wyoming jest ’bout the country’s highest suicide rate, but because the slogan’s offensive.

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2 Responses to “‘The World Needs More Cowboys… Cuz Wyoming Needs More Suicides’”

  1. JND Says:

    Well, hey! We are the Cowboys here at Hardin-Simmons. No complaints that I know of so far.

    To my surprise, Texas is below the national average on its suicide rate.

    I’m offended that they spent $500,000 on the slogan.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    JND: Yes – no slur intended against cowboys as such. Just “cowboy” cynically used in an expensive slogan.

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