Tenure has long been treasured by progressives, except when it benefits conservatives, like John McAdams.
“In the fall of 2014, Marquette University political science professor John McAdams did something that thousands of academics do every day – he wrote a blog post expressing his opinion about something,” George Leef writes in Forbes. “That post, however, wound up getting him kicked off campus, suspended from teaching, and ultimately terminated from his job.”
“A court has now ruled his termination is perfectly legal, despite the fact that he holds tenure. This case, which would have strained the imagination of Franz Kafka, badly undermines one of the remaining defenses against leftist inquisitions against faculty members who dare to question any aspect of ‘progressivism’ or criticize anyone in a espouses politically correct views.”
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