by James C. Sherlock
The title of this article seems at first glance axiomatic.
After all, the power “to conduct … all intercourse with other and foreign states” is granted in the state constitution to the Governor.
Yet that power has been assumed by some Virginia state institutions of higher education (IHEs) with the apparent approval of their state-appointed Counsels.
They need better lawyers.
The story of Communist Chinese influence in America’s IHEs is the story of left-wing faculty. The same ones that march in Hamas rallies.
They divide the world into oppressed and oppressors, with no room for individuals. They offer a narrative, not discussions.
Somehow, in their admiration for Chinese Marxism, they have missed the fact that the Chinese government is one of the most oppressive regimes on earth. Straight out of Animal Farm.
It does not bother them that Xi Jinping and his government wish America harm. Or that America is on the brink of war with that country over Taiwan.
The campus radical leftists, and many of the schools they dominate, have their own threat assessments and foreign policies that do not align with those of the United States. Continue reading