DAILYKENN.com -- Remember the riots in Baltimore last summer?
The media informed us the rioters were "protesters" and we should refer to them as "young African American men" rather than "thugs."
In contrast, students at Emory college are cowering in fear over chalk on the sidewalk. Messages reading "Trump 2016" are sending terrified students scurrying for safe spaces akin to air-raid shelters to protect them from the fallout of emotional harm.
The college president was quoted by washingtonpost.com as saying the victims were "in pain."
Rational students at the school say the over reaction is a ruse and are countering with free speech demonstrations.
Conservative students at Emory University are planning a free-speech event for next week, after an outcry on campus over messages supporting Donald Trump.
Students woke up Monday morning to find messages written in chalk all over campus, in support of Donald Trump. That afternoon, a group of 40 to 50 students protested. According to the student newspaper, the Emory Wheel, they shouted in the quad, “You are not listening! Come speak to us, we are in pain!” and then students moved into the administration building calling out, “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
Jim Wagner, the president of the university in Atlanta, met with the protesters and later sent an email to the campus community, explaining, in part, “During our conversation, they voiced their genuine concern and pain in the face of this perceived intimidation.
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