Cornell to offer course on Trump’s 'xenophobic nationalism'

After the last few months of protests and cry-ins at top universities across the United States, it is a well-known fact that college students have become increasingly weak and intolerant of differing political opinions.

However, it’s one thing to sit among liberal peers and hear conservative opinions shot down—it’s an entirely different ballgame when the professors responsible for Cornell students’ Ivy League education bring their political opinions in where they don’t belong.

In perusing the course roster for the fall semester, one class stands out as honest enough to admit from the start that it will be bashing President Trump:Peter Katzenstein’s Government 2817, entitled America Confronts the World.

The course description reads,

Of course, it comes as no surprise that a highly paid, far-left professor at Cornell would consider President Trump to be a “xenophobic nationalist.” Regardless, the university should be ashamed of itself for allowing its educators to advertise such blatant bias.

This article was originally published in The Cornell Review, a conservative student newspaper affiliated with the Leadership Institute's Campus Leadership Program. Its articles are republished here with permission.

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