Attorney General Jeff Sessions called out sensitive “snowflakes” he says colleges are creating during a speech at a Turning Point USA’s high school leadership summit in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.
“Rather than molding a generation of mature, well-informed adults, some schools are doing everything they can to create a generation of sanctimonious, sensitive, supercilious snowflakes,” Sessions said in his speech.
Sessions criticized universities, saying they are guilty of “coddling our young people,” and “actively preventing them from scrutinizing the validity.”
“After the 2016 election, for example, they held a ‘cry-in’ at Cornell. I hope they had plenty of tissues for them to cry on. They had therapy dogs at the University of Kansas. Play-Doh and coloring books at the great University of Michigan, for Heaven’s sake. You know, give me a break. Students at Tufts were encouraged to ‘draw out their feelings,'” Sessions continued.
The crowd of students broke out into a “Lock her up” chant, to which Sessions chuckled at and subsequently repeated the line.