Pollster Frank Luntz voiced concerns at the Republican National Convention last week that the GOP had lost millennials because of indoctrination by leftist professors.
The GOP’s 2016 party platform explicitly denounces state-funded schools that participate in liberal indoctrination, leading some academics to fact-check the claim that political indoctrination is widespread.
At the Republican National Convention last week, Republican pollster Frank Luntz said the GOP had already lost the millennial generation because millennials have been pushed to the left by their professors.
“The fact that 58 percent [of millennials] say socialism is the better form of economics, that is the damage of academia,” he said at an RNC breakfast event.
“The number one priority to me is what happens at universities,” Luntz asserted. “And yes, Capitol Hill matters, yes politics matter, but a whole generation is being taught by professors who voted for Bernie Sanders. That’s a problem that begs for a solution.”
However, some academics have countered the claim that indoctrination is a widespread phenomenon at universities…
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