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[–] lemon11 0 points 29 points (+29|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Anybody who politicizes academia does. Communists purged "intellectuals" at a greater rate and with less discrimination, if it matters in the end. The point is that Western institutions are not operating under the rule of law or merit, after decades of this being obvious. Yet they continue to receive governmental funds. We are threatened with imprisonment for not subsidizing the destruction of reason and science itself.

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[–] Dfens 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Pol Pot went after the educated first.

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[–] lemon11 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

And then the glasses-wearers. And Chomsky defended him for years and years, until he finally went silent on the subject. The Left uses whatever power it can until it's shamed by it, and moves on to something else.