[Ed. – The tone of the national conversation has grown much more intelligent since this kid emerged on the scene.]
“David, I am stunned that four colleges rejected you. What kind of dumb-ass colleges don’t want you?,” CNN’s Alisyn Camerota asked Parkland gun activist David Hogg on Friday.
“I mean, you’ve taken the country by storm, how do you explain this? Did they reject you before the Parkland massacre or how do you explain this?” Camerota asked.
To which Hogg replied: “They rejected me about two weeks ago, most of them.”
He mentioned UCLA and UCSD. “The way I explain it is, we have a heavily impacted university system in America, and I think there’s a lot of really good candidates that don’t get into college, and I think it goes to show that regardless of whether or not you get into college, you can still change the world — the hardest part is just believing that you can, and continuing that effort to change the world, because you eventually will.”