Intolerant Liberals at Macalester College

As Alexis De Tocqueville demonstrated convincingly, sometimes a foreigner can visit these shores and see clearly aspects of our society that remain unquestioned, unexamined, and unnoticed by Americans. At Macalester College, an elite and highly selective liberal arts college (dubbed one of the "25 new elite 'Ivies''' according to Newsweek) in St. Paul, a junior division example of this phenomenon has appeared in the form of Bassem El-Remesh, a foreign student who shared with his fellow students his view of the state of discourse at that very liberal college (hat tips to Legal Insurrection and College Insurrection for bringing this to my attention). The entire piece, published in the campus newspaper The Mac Weekly, is worth reading. Here is a generous excerpt: As the election approached, I saw that everyone here supported Obama! Everyone supported voting "no" for the Marriage Amendment and the Voter ID amendment. I have no problem with that; I saw a campus full of political...(Read Full Post)