[Ed. – The school continues its longstanding tradition of fostering hard-core leftism. LU already noted this event, but without observing that Obama spent his freshman and sophomore years at Occidental College from 1979 to 1981.]
President Barack Obama’s alma mater is investigating the vandalism of a 9/11 memorial on its campus early Sunday morning.
On Saturday night, several students had gathered in Occidental College’s quad with nearly 3,000 tiny American flags in hand.
One by one, they planted each one along the tiny college’s winding walkways as a memorial for each of the 2,997 victims killed in the terrorist attacks fifteen years before.
But early Sunday, fifteen of those students discovered their work had been dismantled. Every flag was dumped in the trash, alongside soda cans and water bottles, and the unknown vandals had taped up a sign comparing the death toll on 9/11 to those in the war that followed:
“R.I.P. the 1,455,590 innocent Iraqis who died during the U.S. invasion for something they didn’t do.”