College Paper Publishes Student Op-ed Slamming Conservative Ideas: 'Not Equal to Liberal & Left'

Fox News Insider | 2/10/2019 | Staff
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The independent student newspaper at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, published an op-ed in which the student author slammed conservative ideas, saying they "are not equal to liberal and left ideas."

The piece, titled "It's OK that conservatives don't feel welcome," appeared in the "Student Life" paper.

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The op-ed's author explained that conservative ideas don't "deserve equal consideration to that afforded liberal and left ideas."

"There is no legitimate argument for supporting Donald Trump and his allies, at least not one that holds up in any academic community worth its salt," the author wrote. "But we shouldn’t create an impulse among the student body to pretend, out of politeness, that there’s anything valuable in the Republican policy agenda."

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The president of Washington University's College Republicans, Drew McPike, said Sunday on Fox & Friends that he was "blown away" by the piece.

"I really was wondering where [the author] found his moral superiority in that, to say that conservative ideas aren't remotely a good thing and that they shouldn't be compared to liberal ideals," McPike said.

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McPike said that he and his conservative friends on campus are hesitant to share...
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