Northwestern President Approves of Safe Spaces, Calls Dissenters ‘Idiots’

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Well, someone doesn’t like calling out ‘trigger warnings’ and ‘safe spaces’ for what they are: pandering to insecure and easily-offended people.

In his convocation speech to new students Monday, the president of Northwestern University promised to provide “safe spaces” while snidely criticizing anyone who disagrees.

“The people who decry safe spaces do it from their segregated housing places, from their jobs without diversity—they do it from their country clubs,” Morton Schapiro declared during the speech,according to The Daily Northwestern.

“It just drives me nuts,” he added, possibly alluding to a controversial letter to freshmen at the nearby University of Chicago in which the Dean of Students emphatically rejects any institutional support for safe spaces, “so-called trigger warnings,” or censorship of invited speakers.

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