Politically-correct college administrators in Madison, Wisconsin asked police to investigate speech mocking campus Clinton supporters. The police reportedly did so, even though that could lead to a violation of the First Amendment.
This is taking place at Edgewood College. Reason Magazine reports that an investigation has begun there over a “Suck it up, pussies” Post-it note directed at people who are having a cow over the election of Donald Trump as president:
Students had been invited to express their feelings about the election by writing them on post-it-notes and placing them on a designated table. The post-it-note in question appeared in the window of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion instead, according to Campus Reform.
College Vice President Tony Chambers sent a letter to campus condemning this “act of cowardly hatred” and “intimidation.” He wrote:
“A group of cross-functional college staff representing campus security, student conduct, human resources, Title IX enforcement, and diversity and inclusion measures convened Tuesday morning to discuss how to address the hateful message. This group determined that the message constituted a Hate Crime…”
College officials informed the Madison police, and now the cops are investigating. They are investigating a post-it-note. With a non-threatening message and a smiley face on it. After inviting students to express their feelings via post-it-note… Edgewood is asking anyone with knowledge of this hate crime to come forward and help the police catch the perpetrator, because it’s such a very serious matter.
Judging from a report in the Washington Times, the college’s rhetoric has been quite partisan…