History is taking a back seat in favor of political correctness at Harvard.
One of America’s most venerable universities announced that it’s changing the last line of its anthem, “Fair Harvard.”
Clip via Fox News Channel
The anthem has a long history with the university. The Boston Globe reported:
Since the mid-1800s, incoming Harvard University students and those bidding farewell to the college have celebrated together at commencements and other major events by singing “Fair Harvard,” a hymn known to sometimes bring its performers together, arm-in-arm, in a show of solidarity.
“Fair Harvard’s” closing line, however, currently reads, “Be the herald of Light, and the bearer of Love, till the stock of the Puritans die.”
The word “Puritans,” they believe, is problematic — it’s not inclusive enough.
“We are looking for the best poetic expression that the Harvard community can offer,” said Professor Danielle S. Allen, according to The Globe. “The only thing that is changing is that line.”
But changing “that line” was enough to bring out the wrath of folks on social media.
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@FoxNewsInsider parents need to pull the kids out of those schools
— Anne Verebely (@AVerebely) April 10, 2017
@FoxNewsInsider Absolute absurdity!
— Kelleyphobia (@Kdroby_33kelley) April 10, 2017
@FoxNewsInsider Any word with “pure” in it may be anathema to Harvard.
— Robert Blum (@spowash) April 10, 2017
@FoxNewsInsider All these snowflakes should be required to spend 2 years in the military…Maybe they would grow up and get some sense.
— Chris Adams (@moosesnavigate7) April 10, 2017
@FoxNewsInsider How much ….kissing these colleges has to do that’s what left wants change history to make it fit to there narrative hypocrisy at it best
— Jay Chehaiber (@ChehaiberJay) April 10, 2017
Finally one said, why stop with Harvard?
@FoxNewsInsider WHITE HOUSE plants misinformation in the human mind: creates malleability of memory in the weak minded.
— Hell Comes For You (@Hell_HasCome) April 10, 2017
Unfortunately, no Muslims, Orientals or Hispanics arrived on the Mayflower — just Puritans.
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