14 November 2016

UVA Professors: "Stop Quoting Thomas Jefferson"


Aren't you all glad that pointing out political correctness is academia is just "whining" and a boogie-man of the right?
“We would like for our administration to understand that although some members of this community may have come to this university because of Thomas Jefferson's legacy, others of us came here in spite of it,” the letter read. “For many of us, the inclusion of Jefferson quotations in these e-mails undermines the message of unity, equality and civility that you are attempting to convey.”
Story here

3 comments:

Eddie said...

Shaking my head. It must be a terrible burden to cart that much hatred around each and every day.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Astonishing.

Eddie said...

Likely would have no criticism if Sullivan had quoted Lenin, Stalin, Mao, or any of that sort.