Author Gelernter explains how education at the elite colleges was replaced with political indoctrination. The so-called intellectuals rejected facts and replaced them with leftist theory. Universities invited radicals into the establishment, which resulted in an unprecedented spread of leftism that dramatically changed what our leadership class believes about God and country. When that generation grew into local and national positions, their leftwing theories spread rapidly.
Author David Gelernter argues that President Obama is not really an ideologue bent on spreading radical leftwing theories. He is a member of a badly educated leadership class which just takes leftism for granted. This makes him all the more dangerous. And there are so many more like him. Obama is a symbol of the failure of American universities to teach the truth, and to substitute political indoctrination. Obama is a symbol of the new American elite, the new establishment where left-liberal politics is a built-in mindset they take for granted without needing to think. This book says conservatives must take American higher education back from the liberal airheads if our culture is to survive. The name of this book is America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantles Our Culture.
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