Big Time Snub Alert: Zero Conservatives Address Ivy League Commencements

oprah-spelman-rick-diamond-gettyThe list of keynote commencement speakers at Ivy League institutions for 2013 does not include a single conservative, a recent study authored by the conservative Young America’s Foundation (YAF) found.

Not one conservative was chosen to deliver a commencement speech at any of the eight Ivy League schools, according to a new study.

Instead seven of the elite schools opted to invite ideological liberal speakers such as media billionaire Oprah Winfrey, Vice President Joe Biden (D), Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), among others.

Only Brown University, which chooses a commencement keynote from among its students, did not have a 2013 speaker who is generally associated with the left.

YAF spokesman Adam Tragone told Campus Reform on Tuesday the list appears to reveal a larger trend of liberal bias occurring on these campuses.

“I think it is sort of indicative of the whole way it seems like Ivy Leagues have been treating conservatives as of late,” said Tragone. “With all these sex talks at Yale, it seems like conservative values on these campuses are non-existent.”

Read more: campusreform.com

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