Here’s one for the Give Credit Where Credit is Due department.
Geraldo Rivera made an announcement on Sunday via Twitter that should melt a few snowflakes:
Rivera is talking about Yale’s recent decision to remove former Vice President John C. Calhoun from the college and replace it with alumna and Navy rear admiral Grace Murray Hopper. Calhoun’s name brought up too much imagery of slavery and social justice students and alumni wanted him gone. That pressure built up under Yale President Peter Salovey who didn’t want the name change last year when he said he “was committed to confronting, not erasing, our history.” On February 11, 2017, Salovey reneged on that promise.
Rivera wanted to know to what end Yale students would go now that name changes were approved:
When Geraldo thinks something is Orwellian it must be out of control.
H/T IJ Review