Americans today are deeply susceptible to a renunciation of reason and celebration of ignorance. They know what they know without reading, discussing or engaging those who might disagree with them. People from both sides of the aisle reject calm logic, eager to embrace the alternative news that supports their prejudices.
Professor Allison Stanger
Students rioted in violent protest of a speaker they believed to be a anti-diversity, white nationalist. College kids in America are angry with the direction Donald Trump is taking the nation, especially his focus on "alternative facts and fake news" promulgated and effectively perfected by Bannon, Conway and Spicer of the Trump brain trust
No trees destroyed by this message but a lot of electrons became very excited.