By BARBARA HOWARD
Recently I wrote about students at Bethune-Cookman booing and turning their backs on their graduation speaker Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a behavior I thought was rude and uncalled for. Their rudeness was an effort to protest Republicans President Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos.
This was the first time I can remember a Republican Secretary of Education being invited to speak at an HBCU graduation.
Liberals/Democrats always demand that you listen to their point of view while drowning out any other viewpoint, even violently protesting appearances at colleges and universities by such Conservative/Republican speakers like commentator Ann Coulter, Brietbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulus, and controversial hedge fund founder Martin Shkreli. It’s pathetic.
Just Sunday (May 21, 2017), at the Notre Dame Graduation, 100 graduates actually walked out as Vice President Mike Pence began to speak. It was the first time a Vice President was invited to be the graduation speaker at Notre Dame. They normally invite POTUS, but students protested Trump, who they hate.
By the way, Notre Dame is a 172-year old Catholic University and the Vice President is a devout Catholic. That didn’t matter to those students – they didn’t like Pence because he is Trump’s VP. Plus they thought Hillary Clinton should have won and they believe, like all the other liberals who have been protesting since Trump won, that he stole the election from Hillary.
But the liberal hypocrisy doesn’t end with demonstrations during graduation or in the streets, California Democrats held an event where they stood on stage and gave Trump their middle finger. I heard Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto say that the kids are just emulating the adults. So true!
All they have to do is watch the Democratic Congressmen and women, who have committed to block any and everything Trump does as POTUS. In fact, they don’t consider Trump to be a legitimate president.
They are just determined to prove that the Russians made Trump POTUS. Funny, they had no problem with President Obama playing footsies with Putin. Nor did they have a problem with Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, giving a Russian company 20% of U.S. uranium deposits.
The rumor is that, as with many of her dealings, Clinton’s Russian deal was a “pay-for-play scheme resulting in $145 million in donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Yet they complain daily that Trump and Russia are guilty of collusion in the 2016 election. But they have no proof. But that doesn’t stop the SIX, yes 6 investigations, by Congressional committees of this so-called collusion.
And speaking of hypocrisy, when former national security advisor Mike Flynn indicated that he would invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to appear before the Senate committee investigating the so-called Russian interference with the 2016 election, Democrats went wild. Flynn has been accused of lying to VP Pence about his Russian contacts and was fired by Trump after just a few months on the job.
Yet when Susan Rice, Obama’s national security adviser refused to testify before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism about whether she “unmasked” Mike Flynn who was named as the Obama administration intelligence community taped conversations with foreign targets of surveillance, Democrats praised her decision.
By the way, when Eric Holder was Obama’s Attorney General, he refused to testify before Congress and was extremely rude to Republican Congressmen. The media hardly covered that. Now isn’t that the height of hypocrisy?
But worse than that is the blowback from Trump firing FBI Director James Comey. During the election when Comey was investigating Hillary Clinton for her unauthorized use of a private email server, Democrats wanted Obama to fire him. They hated him.
But since Trump fired Comey, the Democrats are accusing the president of firing him because he was getting too close to exposing Trump’s illegal relationship with Putin. They want Trump impeached for interfering with a criminal investigation.
Where was all that energy when so much evidence was available showing Hillary being too corrupt to be POTUS? They want Trump gone by any means necessary. That’s why students think they can get away with bad behavior.
The hypocrisy of the Democrats stinks to high heaven.