I want to tell you how welcome you are to the White House. I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
Someone once said that Thomas Jefferson was a gentleman of 32 who could calculate an eclipse, survey an estate, tie an artery, plan an edifice, try a cause, break a horse, and dance the minuet. Whatever he may have lacked, if he could have had his former colleague, Mr. Franklin, here we all would have been impressed.
– John F. Kennedy, at a dinner honoring Nobel Prize winners of the Western Hemisphere, 1962
Snowflake university culture in America may have just hit peak safe-space stupidity.
Here’s what happened according to the University of Virginia’s Cavalier Daily:
Several professors on Grounds collaborated to write a letter to University…