Remember when colleges were institutions of higher learning for our best and brightest? Competition for acceptance was fierce. Looks like those days are gone. Some colleges set the bar so low that now you don’t even have to be able to articulate a cogent thought in plain English to get in.
“I’M A TRANSWOMAN OF COLOR AND FOR ME TO JUST WALK ACROSS CAMPUS, LIKE, THAT’S, I MEAN—I SEE YOU [POINTS TO A POLICE OFFICER STANDING IN THE ROOM] AND I THINK THAT’S GREAT, LIKE, THAT YOU’RE, YOU KNOW, UM, LIKE, YOU’RE HERE, BUT, LIKE, YOU KNOW, LIKE, WHAT YOU REPRESENT TO PEOPLE LIKE ME IS THAT, LIKE, IS VIOLENCE, THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE, AND I HOPE YOU KNOW THAT, AND JUST, LIKE, BASICALLY, I DO NOT FEEL SAFE HERE. I’M PRETTY SURE ALL OF YOU DO NOT FEEL SAFE HERE WITH, LIKE, MEN WITH GUNS HERE, AND MIND YOU, OREGON WAS FOUNDED ON WHITE SUPREMACIST CAPITALIST IDEOLOGY.”
Apparently, you can string together a bunch of unintelligible jibber-jabber with your peers cheering you on thinking you’re brilliant. But that doesn’t make it true. And it doesn’t make you college material. At least, it didn’t used to…
If you want to watch the video for yourself, CampusReform has a link in this article. My jaw dropped. It’s frightening to hear young adults talking about America this way.