(From the Wall Streeet Journal):
“Bonfire of the Humanities”
Christine Lagarde is the latest ritualistic burning of a college-commencement heretic
By Dan Henninger
It’s been a long time coming, but America’s colleges and universities have finally descended into lunacy.
Last month, Brandeis University banned Somali-born feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali as its commencement speaker, purporting that “Ms. Hirsi Ali’s record of anti-Islam statements” violates Brandeis’s “core values.”
This week higher education’s ritualistic burning of college-commencement heretics spread to Smith College and Haverford College.