Alan Dershowitz Goes Off on PC College Culture: ‘the Fog of Fascism Is Descending’
On the opening segment of Thursday night’s Kelly File with host Megyn Kelly, author and professor Alan Dershowitz took to task the political correctness culture that has pervaded American college campuses.
On the heels of continuing developments from the University of Missouri — where the student Vice President today argued that the First Amendment incites a “hostile and unsafe learning environment” — Dershowitz admitted, “we’re seeing a curtain of McCarthyism descend on many college campuses.”
“It was the students at universities that first started burning books… they don’t want to hear diverse views on college campuses,” Dershowitz admitted.
Dershowitz dug in, noting to Kelly that “…it is having a terrible impact on the education of students.”
“It’s the worst kind of hypocrisy!” he declared, continuing:
“It is free speech for me, but not for thee. Universities should not tolerate this kind of double standard… If you’re going to be a college administrator or a professor, if you have tenure, you have to speak back to the students, you have to call these things what they are: double standards, hypocrisy, bigotry, McCarthyism, and the fog of fascism is descending quickly over many American universities.”
Watch the above clip from Fox News.
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