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Jerry Falwell Responds to Attack against Liberty University from MSNBC's Rachel Maddow

Tré Goins-Phillips : Dec 20, 2018

"She needs to study her history. Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown—most of the Ivy League schools—were founded by preachers and evangelists, and that's a long tradition in this country, and she just shows her ignorance and religious bigotry by making comments like that." -Jerry Falwell Jr.

[] Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr., has responded to an attack on the evangelical college from MNSBC host Rachel Maddow. (Photo: Jerry Falwell Jr/credit: Liberty University/via Charisma News)

Earlier this week, Maddow chatted with fellow host Chris Hayes on his podcast, "Why Is This Happening?" In it, Maddow called into question Liberty's academic credentials, telling him:

We've got a new Justice Department spokesperson who's from Liberty University, and Liberty University is founded by a televangelist so that your Christian child wouldn't be corrupted by actual higher education, you know, and now that's the spokesperson for the Justice Department.

She went on to ask if there will be "a resurgent intellectualism in hard line conservatism that isn't the kind of white supremacist stuff that we're seeing, which is the pseudo-intellectual stuff."

Falwell responded to Maddow's "stupid" comments during an appearance on Fox News host Todd Starnes' radio show... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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