New Data Concludes Democrats Are Less Tolerant Than Republicans
The party that brags about it's tolerance doesn't practice what they preach when it comes to diverse and differing viewpoints
A new Axios poll shows how intolerant young leftists, especially females, are compared to their conservative counterparts. This comes from an organization that is viewed as centrist or slightly left-leaning.
The numbers are scary because it proves polarization isn’t going to improve in the near future. A shocking 71% of young Democrats wouldn’t go on a date with a Republican while only 31% of Republicans share those feelings. Over a third of Democrats wouldn’t be friends with a Republican and only 5% of Republicans limit their social circles that way. When it comes to shopping, 41% of Democrats wouldn’t shop at a business owned by a Republican and 7% of Republicans would avoid it.
This shouldn’t be any surprise because colleges say they promote diversity at every opportunity, but it’s only skin deep. There aren’t any diversity initiatives at elite universities to hire professors who are centrist or conservative. A 2016 Econ Journal Watch faculty study found voter registration of professors in economics, history, journalism, law, and psychology at 40 leading universities found Democrats outnumber Republicans nearly 12 to 1.
Another study found by a Sarah Lawrence College political professor found in a 2018 survey of 900 university administrators that, “Only 6 percent of campus administrators identified as conservative to some degree, while 71 percent classified themselves as liberal or very liberal.” These administrators oversee critical parts of several services including admissions, orientation, leadership, and student affairs.
There aren’t any diversity initiatives at elite universities to hire professors who are centrist or conservative.
There were plenty of left-wing programs put on by Student Affairs at Sarah Lawrence College like “Stay Healthy, Stay Woke,” “Microaggressions,” and “Understanding White Privilege” while offering no meaningful ideological alternative. Orientation programs are perfect for inundating new students with this ideology to ensure the echo chamber remains in place. It shouldn’t be any surprise young people hate Republicans because of indoctrination that starts this fast in college.
The woke virus has taken over the two most famous Ivy League institutions and no effective vaccine is in sight. The Harvard Crimson surveyed over 200 arts and sciences faculty members and found a mere 3 percent described themselves as “somewhat” or “very conservative,” as opposed to 76 percent who identified as “somewhat” or “very liberal.” The report said Yale isn’t much better with only 7% of 314 respondents identifying as conservative. Everything is about racial and gender diversity at these colleges, not worldview or ideology.
This isn’t an education, it’s an indoctrination in left-wing ideology. There’s nothing tolerant or diverse about hiring only people who think the same but look different. One of the reasons you go to college, or used to, is to get a well-rounded education and worldview. Current students get the opposite. They get taught to hate conservatives and to think they’re evil. You can save thousands of dollars to learn to think that way by watching MSNBC and CNN.
Orientation programs are perfect for inundating new students with this ideology to ensure the echo chamber remains in place.
The Left has actual systemic control over every aspect of higher education and that’s why we have this divide. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Axios found lopsided intolerance for other viewpoints not from the Left. The Cato Institute released a study last summer that 77% of Republicans and 62% of overall Americans were afraid to express political opinions. The only group not afraid was the far-left progressive activists, the least tolerant group of all.
Our country can’t survive as we’ve always known it if one side hates and won’t associate with the other. Many of the same people who always tell us to practice tolerance have little use for that when it comes to different opinions and beliefs from their own. They are just as bad as the religious right who thinks you are condemned to eternal damnation if you don’t believe what they do which is exactly how not to change hearts and minds.
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