H/T Independent Journal Review.

This is the kind of crap being preached in our institutions of higher learning.

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In a series of tweets on Aug. 23, a professor from the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Mike Isaacson, joked about the death of police officers and seemed to even encourage political violence.

While he stood by his comments, the school certainly didn’t.

It all started when Isaacson garnered national attention with his comments and kept his tweets available for the public to view:

You cannot talk honestly about historical progress unless you talk about the historical violence necessary to win it.

Violence is what protects your ability to be nonviolent. If you can say the troops fight for your freedom, you can say the same of antifa.

Some of y’all might think it sucks being an anti-fascist teaching at John Jay College but I think it’s a privilege to teach future dead cops

Police Commissioner James O’Neill, who is a John Jay graduate, tweeted shortly after:

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As a 2x grad there, I know Michael Isaacson’s reprehensible values don’t represent @JohnJayCollege or families of murdered cops

And New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio even put the professor on blast:

New York City won’t stand for the vile anti-police rhetoric of Michael Isaacson and neither should John Jay College.

The president of John Jay College issued a statement:

I want to state clearly that I was shocked by these statements. They are abhorrent. This adjunct expressed personal views that are not consistent with our college’s well known and firm values and principles and my own personal standards and principles. I am appalled that anyone associated with John Jay, with our proud history of supporting law enforcement authorities, would suggest that violence against police is ever acceptable. I join with the many students, faculty, alumni and other members of our community in condemning these statements. The John Jay alumni who work in law enforcement, and the students who aspire to careers in law enforcement, represent our best. They secure the safety of our families and communities and deserve our respect.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a mission of educating fierce advocates for justice – including the next generation of police and law enforcement professionals. While John Jay strongly supports and affirms the right of free speech and independent views and expressions by our faculty, students and staff, the statements made by the adjunct are the antithesis of what John Jay College represents.

While respecting free speech and academic freedom are deeply held values, expressions of hate or intimidation are not welcome in that civil discourse, nor is anything that can be perceived as an incitement to violence.

The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority. Today, members of the John Jay faculty received threats, and our students expressed concerns for their safety in the classroom. Out of concern for the safety of our students, faculty and staff, we are immediately placing the adjunct on administrative leave as we continue to review this matter.

However, despite all of these people shooting down his statements, Isaacson even appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to double down on what he wrote.

Watch the segment below.

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