Stanford Lefties Must Swallow Their Hoover Hate — for Now

The Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif., in 2017. (Noah Berger/Reuters)
The woke faculty have it in for these fellows. But it’s not going so well for them.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I t gnaws away at Stanford University’s woke faculty: Harbored in their midst is that nominally conservative outfit, the Hoover Institution, which more than a few professors hold as an infestation of the liberal citadel. It is, after all, named after a Republican president — never mind being home to the likes of Thomas Sowell and Victor Davis Hanson and H. R. McMaster (and yes, plenty of establishment GOP types, and even a lefty or two). And there’s this: The campus is visually dominated by the striking eleven-story Hoover Tower, which scrapes the Palo Alto sky like some right-hand middle finger.

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