Hillary Clinton obviously knows that explosive words can lead to explosive actions, which is why she attacked Donald Trump’s statement about the "Second Amendment people." But if she were held to the standard she has set for Trump, she would long ago have become a political has-been.
We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic "leaders" caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it is a long overdue surprise to see a sign that at least one major university has shown some backbone.
“Our intent is to limit student exposure to religious teachings, profanity and violent lyrics," said a government-schools spokesman recently. The statement speaks volumes, lumping all religious teaching in with profane rap music. And can you guess which type of music, religious or rap, the social-justice warriors are defending?
Differences of opinion on law enforcement are sharp and unmistakable — and have been for more than 50 years. However, as the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan used to say, "You're entitled to your own opinion, but you're not entitled to your own facts."
Trump supporters are tired of promises not being kept by Democrats or Republicans, of changes in the nation’s culture and moral standards, of being given half-truths and lies when honesty remains the best policy, and of sensing that the country is being changed — not for the better but for the betterment of an arrogant well-entrenched few.