Actually, academe was never all that great.
Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, stepped into a mess last August when he declared at a public bill-signing event that America "was never that great." That statement was, to put it mildly, inartful, given the quasi-religious standing of patriotism in the United States.
Originally published: December 4, 2018
Author: Brian Rosenberg
Institution: Macalester College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed