Saturday, June 10, 2017

Evergreen State College: The Chickens are Coming Home to Roost

Faculty and administrators are reaping what they sowed.

Jack Kerwick  June 9, 2017 56 

I have written about Evergreen recently, so I won’t bother to rehash all of the ugly details that I recounted here.  The gist of the situation is this: A leftist professor, Bret Weinstein, registered his opposition to the new format of his school’s annual “Day of Absence.”  Each year, black students, faculty, and staff would stay home so that their white counterparts could attend racial sensitivity workshops and the like while acquiring an appreciation for the plethora of ways in which nonwhites enrich Evergreen—or something like this..........Let this register: A professor who did nothing other than object to a race-based, coercive policy can’t return to a college campus for fear of being injured by students.

What’s worse is that his pusillanimous colleagues and supervisors in the administration have sided with the thugs.............The students’ gross incivility, arrogance, and ignorance, comprehensively, their lapse into barbarism, reflects the quality of the education, or lack of education, at Evergreen. These vices are the poisonous fruits of the leftist creed of their faculty and administrators.

Weinstein deserves our support, but he also needs to know that the students who now threaten him and his students are the monster to the Dr. Frankenstein of his own ideology.......To Read More... 

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