The past few weeks have taught American voters an important lesson about delving into crass and bigoted political language: A politician who spouts unsavory rhetoric often commits unsavory acts as well.
My parents were born and raised in Israel, and lived there until they were 28 years old. They’re my only family members who don’t currently live in Israel, so the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is very near and dear to my heart. Human rights have also always been important to me.
Students, you have power. You are stressed, tired and much is demanded from you here. You worked your tails off to be at the University of Michigan, and you are paying more for it now than any generation has.