I think this is a debating fallacy meant to openly undermine people in academia. "If you can't attack the message, attack the messenger." If people in academia can be openly undermined, their perspectives, their research, etc., can simply be ignored without having to address the content supporting their perspectives. I've now worked in/for four large institutions, and I've never felt that I've been surrounded by liberals. In fact, everyone has been rather enlightened and able to articulate their perspectives that fell all across the political spectrum.
Anyone who hasn't placed his children in college is hardly likely to know the answer. The media is doing its damnedest to camouflage what is going on at American campuses (and secondary schools now that recent college graduates dominate the battalions of teachers across the nation). Students are not only not taught to think for themselves, but also they are punished for thinking for themselves. Their grades suffer if they don't regurgitate by rote the opinions of their teachers (most often on subjects having nothing to do with the intended program of instruction). And if poor grades are not sufficient, fellow students ostracize and shun those who do not comply with the accepted group think. Does all this make our children liberal? Hell no. It makes them Liberals and there's nothing liberal in that. Liberty, libertarianism, and liberality are four-letter words among Liberals. Finally, in answer to your question, no, hell no, I don't want them to indoctrinate our children into conservative politics. I don't want them to indoctrinate our children into anything. Just hold their hands (metaphorically) while they learn to think and make decisions for themselves based on empirical evidence.
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