The Bias Response Group (BRG) at Skidmore College determined that writing “Make America Great Again” on dry-erase boards amounted to performing “racialized, targeted attacks,” according to the group’s year-end report. The team’s issue, according to the College Fix, was that the phrases were written on the whiteboards of “two female faculty of color.” Now, I suppose I can see how that fact might make the issue more complicated, but regardless, calling these incidents “attacks” is objectively incorrect just based on what the word “attack” means. Hitting someone in the face is an attack. Cursing someone out is an attack. “Make America Great Again” is a campaign slogan, and students should be free to show support for whichever candidate they choose on campus, even if that candidate is Donald Trump. The report seems to suggest, however, that showing sup
So wanting the best for America offends some people. Who would have thunk?