I have a new strategy I’m going to use against people I disagree with. Instead of taking time to understand their views and motives, I’m simply going to call them names. It seems to work for other groups so, hey, why not me?
In this case, the President of Virginia Tech is a FASCIST. Or maybe he is just a coward.....but most cowards are racists, oops, I mean FASCISTS, at heart.
Here is the story: Some silly, stupid, backwards, student group at VT invited Charles Murray--aka, Darth Murray--to campus to give a talk. Darth Murray is so named because the tolerant left views Murray as the incarnation of E-V-I-L (say it with me slowly, E--V--I--L). He, along with another really bright guy, wrote a (in)famous book titled The Bell Curve. The book generated all sorts of hate and venom from the tolerant left. Since then, Murray has published a few more books, including one of my favorites, Coming Apart.
Anyway, modern universities are not known for their tolerance of ideas, data, or research........small things like that. When people found out that Murray would be coming to campus......well, the usual players kicked into action.
I swear they have a script...... Key inflammatory statements and aggrieved groups on camera 1.....action....FASCISTS, RACISTS, WE HATE U!......Key reasonable scholar calling for censorship on camera 2......action.....”Murray’s views conflict with VT’s values and respect for diversity and thus will incite violence....we don’t want to close off debate but we feel we have to protect our students.” Key college president cowering in the corner. Fade to black.
So the FASCIST college president at VT sent an email TO THE ENTIRE CAMPUS. The email makes some rather nasty, personal accusations about Murray. Remember, this is coming from the president of a major university. While it was gracious of the FASCIST president to allow Murray to continue with his visit (note that I’m choking on sarcasm) the letter betrays any spirit of objectivity or civility.
I’m really interested in whether the FASCIST president would write such a letter about any other person or group......say.......Black Lives Matters.....?
Didn’t think so.
Murray penned an open letter to the VT community. I’ve also provide a link to his response. Personally, I wish Murray would pen an open lawsuit against VT and their FASCIST president.
John Paul Wright and Matt DeLisi
Professors of Crime and Criminology