College Professor Resigns After Admitting Support for Antifa

The Daily Signal | 8/26/2019 | Staff
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A Kirkwood Community College professor in Iowa resigned after confirming that he supports Antifa following his social media posts coming to light.

Jeff Klinzman, a former English literature professor, responded to a tweet from President Donald Trump where he called Antifa “gutless Radical Left Wack Jobs who go around hitting (only non-fighters) people over the head with baseball bats.” Klinzman replied to the tweet, writing “Yeah, I know who I’d clock with a bat … ” on Iowa Antifa’s Facebook page, according to Reason.

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“I affirm that I am Antifa,” Klinzman told reporters earlier in August, KCRG reported, adding in an email that he doesn’t regret anything he has posted online.

Kirkwood announced that Klinzman had resigned Friday. The school wrote that Klinzman was not removed because of his views or expressing them, according to a statement, KWWL reported.

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