Donald Trump’s victory has so delighted the U.Va. community that several hundred of its members have already begun working to get him re-elected. The other day 469 faculty members and students sent a letter to university president Teresa Sullivan rebuking her for quoting Thomas Jefferson, the university’s founder.
This paroxysm of political correctness was described by the psychology professor who drafted the letter as an attempt “to start a conversation with our administration regarding ways to be more inclusive.” In the modern university, being inclusive generally means silencing any voice that does not swallow the canon of liberal identity politics whole. Trump’s election was in no small part a reaction against such nonsense.
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