Censoring Jefferson to Safeguard Ignorance

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This piece was originally published in the UVA Cavalier Daily.

At the risk of offending 469 UVA faculty colleagues and students who protest President Sullivan’s practice of quoting UVA founder Thomas Jefferson “in light of Jefferson’s owning of slaves and other racist views” (“Professors ask Sullivan to stop quoting Jefferson,” Cavalier Daily, Nov.…

Limbaugh wrong on identity & Trump’s victory

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed on his program today that “This election had nothing to do with White people who want their country back on racial grounds.” He repeated this point several times in the first hour of his show, employing the tried-and-failed “Dems are the real racists” argument.…