If Meg Whitman becomes governor, one of the big payoffs will be the chance to follow the exploits of her Princeton-educated sons.

The older son, Griffith Rutherford Harsh V, was once charged for shoving a woman whose friend had mocked his fraternity.

Now the younger son, Will Harsh, stands accused of disrupting a softball game in an effort to claim the field for his rugby team. Via IvyGate, that's a photo somebody snapped of young Will staking his territorial claim.

Here's a firsthand account from one of the softball players:

I play in the summer softball league for graduate students, faculty, and professors at Princeton University. During our softball game yesterday, the president of the Princeton undergraduate rugby team, William W. Harsh, came onto our field and told us that we were not allowed to play on the rugby fields. After explaining to him that we were an official university-sanctioned league and that we had permission to use the fields, he insisted that we had to leave. We told him we were in the middle of a game and were not leaving.

He then called public safety. While waiting for public safety, he came

onto the field and started intentionally interfering with the game. He picked up third base and threw it over the fence. He then walked over to second and picked it up and held it. My advisor, a professor, tried to take the base back and Will dared him to tackle him.

Once public safety arrived (campus police), a lieutenant confirmed that we had permission to use the fields.

Now obviously Will is some sort of adult at this point (maybe an “emerging adult“?), so you can't really blame Meg Whitman for his behavior. But both Will and Griff seem to be suffering from an almost tribal sense of entitlement.

Looking forward to the other ways this will manifest itself if and when Meg becomes governor.

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