Monday, August 26, 2013

Campus hate crime hoaxes are sadly common

Via WiscoDave

I posted the Daily Caller piece before, but these need to be splattered all over.

Last week, Legal Insurrection published an explosive report on the racism hoax at Oberlin College earlier this year. According to a new piece by David Freddoso at Conservative Intelligence Briefing, these incidents are sadly common.

A recent history of hate-crime hoaxes


Racism and hate are real. Hate crimes do happen — some violent, some just threatening.
But unfortunately, there is no shortage of wannabe heroes — who in most cases have never suffered discrimination — actively undermining the cause by committing fake hate crimes, often with the idea of drawing attention to an issue.

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