The Evil that Must Not Be Named on Campus

Academia turns a blind eye to the reality of actual socialism, the ideology practiced by Marxists while they sought the perfection of communism...someday.  Socialism is ruining Venezuela today, and the whitewash pervades elite culture, even when the evil strikes close to home for an elite American small college. I attended Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) in the mid-1970s.  I enjoyed my time there, made some great lifelong friends, and graduated with a sincere appreciation of the benefits of having a liberal arts education as it was practiced at the time. Over the years, my political perspective has moved well away from the liberal orthodoxy that now prevails at Kenyon.  As a result, I have had a somewhat strained relationship with my alma mater, accentuated by three events that led to dust-ups with the college's administration: an embarrassingly inappropriate "welcome back to campus" speech/diatribe at a class dinner by a leftist...(Read Full Article)

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