When one of the most famous and beloved entertainers on the planet says he won’t perform for college students — a demographic practically hardwired to fawn over celebrities of even questionable talent — it’s a little like Derek Jeter saying he hates playing in the Bronx, or Billy Graham revealing he never felt quite welcome in the South.
But that’s what comedian Jerry Seinfeld just told ESPN’s Colin Cowherd: he doesn’t play colleges, where you’d think someone of his stature and his pop culture relevance would be appreciated, if not worshiped.
If Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can play Columbia, and Rand Paul can play Howard University, what keeps Jerry Seinfeld from going into far friendlier territory?
College students today are just too politically correct.
Worse, he says they don’t even understand the political things about which they are straining to be correct.