A Debatable Point The president of Fort Hays State University in Kansas fired debating coach William Shanahan after the coach got in a shouting match with another coach at a debate tournament. A YouTube video shows them screaming obscenities. Shanahan jumped up and down, then turned around to moon the room — underwear still up, but shorts down. He says he argued with the other coach because he respected her.

A Debatable Point

A Debatable Point

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The president of Fort Hays State University in Kansas fired debating coach William Shanahan after the coach got in a shouting match with another coach at a debate tournament. A YouTube video shows them screaming obscenities. Shanahan jumped up and down, then turned around to moon the room — underwear still up, but shorts down. He says he argued with the other coach because he respected her.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The president of Fort Hays State University in Kansas dislikes the debating technique of his debating coach. He fired the coach after William Shanahan got in a screaming match. He argued with another coach at a debate tournament. YouTube video shows them screaming obscenities. Shanahan jumped up and down, then turned around to moon the room - underwear still up, but shorts definitely down. He says he argued with the other coach because he respected her.

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