Supposed ‘Racist’ Attacks at Oberlin College Done by Liberals Wanting to ‘Stir The Pot’

Earlier this year Oberlin College in Ohio was shut down after a series of racist, anti-Semitic, and KKK-related incidents occurred on campus. For months the liberal media went wild over the “right-wing attacks” on minorities. Now, it has been proven that the whole mess was perpetrated by two liberal Obama supporters who wanted to “stir the pot.”

In March, when news of the incidents broke, news agencies across the country gravely reported on the “racism” at the school. In one case, the Associated Press went all weak in the knees when Hollywood actress Lena Dunham–an Oberlin grad–Tweeted about how shameful it was that right-wingers were destroying her school.

But now the truth has emerged: the incidents weren’t perpetrated by real racists, or any one on the right at all.

Just as Michelle Malkin knew from the beginning, it was liberals all along.

Chuck Ross over at The Daily Caller has an in depth expose on the two liberals that did these things that is a must read.

The DC has discovered that most of these incidents were perpetrated by two Oberlin students, Dylan Bleier and Matt Alden, both of whom self-identify as hard-core liberals.

DC has all the details, but suffice to say that the students have both had a long background in working for Obama’s reelection campaign and other liberal causes.

One witness said that one of the students created all the racist attacks at the college just to “stir up the pot a little bit.”

So, once again we get liberal liars trying to make it look like conservatives are doing these hate crimes. These liberals are trying to smear the right and make any conservative look bad and the media was quite happy to help them out.

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Posted by on August 24, 2013.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, RightPundits.com, StoptheACLU.com, Human Events Magazine, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the new book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions, EMAIL Warner Todd Huston: igcolonel .at. hotmail.com "The only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life, or better to endure it." --Samuel Johnson

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  • 914

    “Now, it has been proven that the whole mess was perpetrated by two liberal Obama supporters who wanted to “stir the pot.”

    Community race agitators just like the ‘Uniter’ they worship in the White House.

    • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

      That’s all ‘community activists’ are – someone who ‘stirs the pot’ of anger and resentment, until it comes to a rolling boil and they can direct the heat to ‘effect change’.

      Well, Oberlin sure changed, didn’t it? Went from a comfortable campus to a paranoid institution. I’m sure those ‘activists’ are quite proud of themselves, and their ‘effort to eradicate racism’.

    • Obie2

      Correction: ONE liberal Obama supporter (Bleier). Alden is a republican.

      • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

        [citation of actual evidence required]

  • jim_m

    We are to the point where when there is a racist incident such as this we need to assume that it is a leftist hoax until proof is provided that they didn’t do it.

    As we have been discussing on another thread, the left has a deeply vested interest in stoking racial hate and keeping racism alive.

    • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

      We’re certainly to, and beyond, the point of viewing all such with suspicion until there has been an opportunity to examine the facts, as opposed to the spin. See also Florida Vs. Zimmerman.

  • yetanotherjohn

    I beg to differ on your statement that the hoax wasn’t perpetrated by “real racist”. The hard left is deeply invested in differentiating the races. One racial group is to be given advantages over the other, both politically, financially and socially. If that is not racist, what is?

  • GarandFan

    Standard liberal excuse #1 “It was a JOKE!”

  • http://www.traveLightgame.com/ ljcarolyne

    To devil with the O Regime. Curse the root of the race agitators. It is written: Rebuke these children of Satan in Jesus Name. They are of their father Satan.

  • LiberalNightmare

    It also seems that the school admin knew that it was a hoax, but didnt tell anyone.

    http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/08/oberlin-issues-statement-these-actions-were-real/

    • jim_m

      Just like the Duke faculty knew that the lacrosse team was innocent but they wanted them convicted anyway in order to achieve “social justice”. Facts have nothing to do with truth for these people. If it is ideologically true that is more than enough for them.

      • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

        This ‘social justice’ crap seems to be a hell of a lot more like a ‘grievance’ than anything resembling ‘justice’.

  • usorthem3

    “So, once again we get liberal liars trying to make it look like
    conservatives are doing these hate crimes. These liberals are trying to
    smear the right and make any conservative look bad and the media was
    quite happy to help them out.”
    The GOP don’t need help looking bad, they just have to open their mouths and speak. Daily Caller as a source, everyone knows the GOP control that publication and its “facts”.

    • jim_m

      So we can take it that you support the faking of racial incidents because the conservatives would commit those acts if they thought that they could get away with them and the people who fake these acts are doing us all a service by pointing out that just because conservatives do not act in racist ways does not mean that they are not racist to the very core of their black hearts.

      Sounds like a bunch of left wing projection.

      • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

        It does, doesn’t it?

        You’re racist because you’re not being racist, and we’re going to show you just how racist you’d be if you weren’t trying so hard not to be racist to hide your racism!

        Ow. I think I just sprained something…

        • jim_m

          LOL. That was great.

          • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

            Then you’ll love this. Remember how I was trying to get Bruce to understand that it’s culture that’s the problem, not skin?

            http://minx.cc/?post=342793

            Baldilocks lays it out far better than I ever could.

            edit… Not sure I agree with her ultimate reasoning about the purpose, but it’s pretty clear (at least to me) that there are some bent on establishing an aristocracy who’s defining characteristic is the ‘proper mindset’ – those who adhere to it are stainless and blameless no matter what they do, while those that don’t have no chance, and will be pushed aside for those who do.

            Look at Filner. A mere hint of a conservative doing what he did, and there would have been howls for his head. But because he had a ‘D’ after his name… nothing to see here, no problem, move along.

            Same thing with Weiner.

            Look at Hillary – a Secretary of State that failed like she did with an (R) after his name would be out of a job, out of the government, and out of any sort of political chance for a run for the Presidency.

            Do we need an aristocracy? Some ‘elite’ to lead us? Or is it just something that ‘develops’ over time, as those who are good at promoting themselves to positions that far outstrip any of their abilities end up at the top?

    • Jwb10001

      Do you have a different set of “facts” to explain this debacle? Maybe you should try to pop a few more caps in this messenger cause I don’t think he’s dead yet.

  • Lawrence Westlake

    Well, given that Gen. Y is the worst collection of waste cases ever produced is this at all surprising? The real irony, although it would be lost on the chattering classes, given its demographics, is that a substantial percentage of these kids quite literally never will have a legitimate career much less any real success. Ever. We’ve lost a material segment of an entire generation to liberal idiocy on high school and college campuses (BIRM 4x). C’est la vie.

  • obie fred

    Matt alden is not a liberal and neither of these guys are “anti-racist.” Do better research. Anyone who attends Oberlin could tell you that matt was ostracized since his freshman year for being one of the only conservatives on campus. I consider him a friend, but he did something stupid. While this was a hoax, it was not perpetrated to encourage racial awareness. It was meant to criticize Oberlin groupthink. You should praise the perps. They think like you all do. The administration and those offended were the ones in the wrong.

    • jim_m

      Yes, I see that you have been spamming the internet with this BS line but no where is there anything to prove your claims.

      Dylan Bleier, one of the two students, organized a voter registration drive on behalf of Obama before the 2008 election. That voter drive is still listed on the website for Organizing for Action, the non-profit group whose mission is to advance Obama’s agenda.

      The Oberlin Police Department identified Bleier and his partner in the spree, Matt Alden, as two of the principal architects of a month-long spate of racist, anti-Jewish and anti-gay messages at the small, private campus.

      On his now-defunct LinkedIn page, Bleier noted that he was the founder and president of the Ithaca High School for Obama club. He also identified himself as a member of the Oberlin College Democrats.

      Bleier also describes himself on Twitter as an “atheist/pacifist/environmentalist/libertarian socialist/consequentialist.”

      Jeri Galluci, who heads White Allies Against Structural Racism, the
      Ithaca-based anti-racism alliance cited on LinkedIn by Bleier, confirmed
      to TheDCNF that Bleier is a member of the group.

      Yeah, he sounds pretty much like your prototypical conservative. How could we have possibly been deceived into thinking he was a lefty?

      As for Matt Alden… http://www.youtube.com/v/q3VWrLyQd9c&hl=en_US&fs=1&

      He seems more like a dissolute lefty loser than anything else and he certainly does not sound like a conservative except that perhaps Oberlin is as far to the left that you think that someone who isn’t as radically left wing as you are must be a conservative.

      • Obie2

        Actually, Obie Fred is correct. As another student who personally knew Matt Alden, I can confirm that he was in fact a staunch conservative. AND very racist. I have personally witnessed him calling his Asian girlfriend a “chink” to her face and referring to Obama as a “n***** monkey.” Dylan, on the other hand, was a staunch liberal. get your facts straight jim.

        • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

          And we would credit a new Disqus account with a total of three comments as not being a bot why? Especially given that we have verifiable evidence to the contrary?

          • jim_m

            Damage control by OFA most likely.

          • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

            More likely a sock puppet.

        • jim_m

          And despite Alden being ostracized across campus for the last 4 years he was the best of friends with this far left crank Bleier.

          Sadly, all you have is your undocumented personal stories whereas there is extensive documentation as to the politics of Mr Bleier. Nor have you addressed the fact that if there really were documentation about Mr Alden that the media would be broadcasting that very loudly. Do a search for “Matt Alden Oberlin” and you get nothing about his political affiliation.

          So much for his being some big conservative.

          You should also start asking how much your school administration knew and when they knew it. It becomes apparent that Oberlin knew this was a hoax but played along with it in order to promote their left wing agenda.

          Anyone trying to shore up Oberlin’s reputation while ignoring its complicity should be regarded with the highest of skepticism.

          • Hawk_TX

            If Oberlin knew it was a hoax then the conservatives on campus should sue the school for creating a hostile environment.

          • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

            Well, I can scratch that one off any possible list for my son.

    • jim_m

      Face it. If Matt Alden really were a conservative, the media would be alight with that fact and claiming “Ah hah! Proof that conservatives are all racists!” The mere fact that there is none of that and instead only a quiet admission that these were two lefties proves that your claim about Alden is crap.

  • oberlin student

    I searched the voter registration records, and Matt Alden is registered as unaffiliated. That doesn’t change the fact that he admits to having voted for Romney. Someone needs to set the record straight somehow. These guys were not really promoting the type of agenda that most people seem to think they were.

    • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

      So what kind of agenda WERE they promoting?

      Sheer stupidity?

      • oberlin student

        They were under the impression that people at Oberlin are offended by too many things, and they wanted to see how much of a reaction they could get by posting offensive things around campus. That, and sheer stupidity, motivated these postings. I assure you that these two guys could not care less about racial awareness.

        • oberlin student

          It has nothing to do with political affiliation. There are dumb-asses on both the right and the left, as well as in the middle.

          • jim_m

            But it does. The left is constantly on how conservatives are racist and that racism is a HUGE problem. What this demonstrates is that racism is not a huge problem, in fact in order to find instances of racism the left has to invent them.

            Oberlin has a past history of faked racist incidents. numerous other faked racial incidents have occurred at universities across the country.

            It’s about faking racist incidents and to whom the benefit accrues to have racism as a front and center issue and something that they can use to motivate the black community through fear. The answer to that is the left.

            The left has a vested interest in keeping racism an issue and to never have racism go away. None of the left’s policies are meant to eliminate race in our thinking. In fact those policies are all designed to have people thinking of race first before we ever consider who the individual is.

          • oberlin student

            I guess you will never believe those who actually know. This particular event had nothing to do with the political affiliation of those involved. I am not commenting on any other events of this nature, but I go to this school, and while the response by the student body, the administration, and the media had the effect that you reference in your post, the perpetrators of the events that started the commotion did not mean for their postings to have this effect.

          • jim_m

            You have provided no proof other than an allegation. There is ample proof that Bleier was a lefty idiot. You have supplied nothing but an unsupported claim. Why on earth should I believe you?

            And why should I believe someone who created their Disqus profile for the sole purpose of trolling this blog? And your profile name is obviously selected to deal with this particular issue. You aren’t posting as a real person. You are posting as a persona. Your presence has every indication of a bogus campaign launched by a desperate university trying to clear its name, a university which has been implicated as participating after the fact in this hoax.

            You have no credibility. You have provided no evidence. Pony up some proof that anything you say is true because you simply have nothing to make you appear even remotely credible.

          • oberlin student

            In 2012, an anonymous message board in Oberlin came under fire for its offensive content. A student blogger named Ruby Turok-Squire wrote a post about the website that explained her opinion that the site should be taken down. Matt Alden posted two very interesting responses to her blog that suggest that he is not who you all seem to think. It probably won’t be enough to convince you, but still….

            “I think you’re missing a point: If you don’t want to read offensive things about either individuals or groups, then don’t go on ObieTalk. If you don’t like what is said on ObieTalk, again, just don’t use the site. Whining and crying like a little child isn’t going to change the fact that the Administration isn’t “scape-goating” the students, that you need tissues in order to get through reading the contents of an anonymous message board, and the fact that the notion of you meeting with Krislov about ObieTalk “ruining” the reputation of Oberlin is one of the most absurd pieces of reading material I’ve encountered in my entire life…. Asking the administration to sensor certain types of speech will NOT make the sentiments behind that speech disappear, it will simply cause the individuals of that mindset to channel their venom another way…”

            Posted by: Matt Alden on April 29, 2012 8:13 PM

            “So because people post things that you do not particularly care for, they should be silenced and the venue through which they post said posts should be carefully monitored and possibly even shut down? With that logic, because I do not particularly care for what YOU are writing in this blog post (nor do many other people care for it) you should be silenced and your blog should be monitored so that nothing you say can potentially offend anyone…”

            Posted by: Matt Alden on April 30, 2012 11:20 AM

            And here is a link to the blog:

            http://blogs.oberlin.edu/about/ethos/let_me_remind_y.shtml

          • jim_m

            These do not prove that he is not a liberal, unless you are claiming that being a liberal means that you are completely intolerant of ideas that differ from your own.

            On second thought, I take that back. You have now provided conclusive proof that Alden is a conservative.

            Thanks for playing.

          • oberlin student

            “Asking the administration to sensor certain types of speech will NOT make the sentiments behind that speech disappear, it will simply cause the individuals of that mindset to channel their venom another way…”

            After reading a statement like this how could you possibly argue that this hoax was designed to serve the purpose of raising racial awareness. Does it not make more sense that it was a protest against the Turok-Squire type of mindset that is so very prevalent at Oberlin? And what I’m really trying to argue is that the political affiliation of the perpetrators was insignificant. The hoax was not supposed to raise racial awareness.

          • jim_m

            If that were the case then I would conclude that Oberlin students have severely impaired critical thinking skills and are unable to think through to the logical consequences of their actions.

            I would also conclude that Oberlin students are significantly below average in their ability to empathize with others, lacking the ability to put themselves in someone else’s shoes and consider things from a different viewpoint.

            These are in fact traits closely associated with liberals. I thought your point was to claim that Alden was a conservative and now you are arguing against it.

          • oberlin student

            You are a master of generalization and faulty logic.

          • jim_m

            You are a sock puppet created for this one issue and not to be taken seriously.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            All you’ve shown is a proclivity for handwaving apologia.

          • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

            From what I’ve seen, that’s almost a classic definition of a current liberal – complete intolerance for ideas you don’t agree with. We certainly see it on campuses when a conservative is scheduled to speak – if they don’t get the conservative cancelled, they use their ‘free speech’ rights to interrupt and shout them down.

            Quite the tolerant folk, they aren’t.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            Post under your real name with a photo of your student ID and we’ll get back to you when we’ve had a chance to verify it. Until then you’re just a bot or a sock puppet.

          • oberlin student

            I don’t really care enough. Probably still wouldn’t sway you right-wing conspiracy nuts.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            Don’t go away mad, but by all means, do go away.

          • Ken in Camarillo

            Disingenuous piece of crap.

        • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

          Yeah. I’m sure.

          Bluntly, ‘student’, there’s a hell of a lot of people who don’t bother to think about the repercussions of their stupidity.

          So these idiots decided to go stomping through a Politically Correct minefield of people just LOOKING to be offended by this, that, and something else? Damn, how smart was that?

          What in the fuck did they THINK was going to happen? Everyone have a good laugh, har har har, at how oversensitive they were?

          And then they didn’t have the balls to take responsibility for their stupidity.

          So tell me – should I feel sorry for these poor, pathetic, misunderstood guys?

          • oberlin student

            THEY thought it was funny, and that was all that mattered to them.

          • http://www.rustedsky.net JLawson

            Of course.

            Yeah, really funny.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            We find your unsupported word on this issue less than convincing.

  • Obie2

    This is Matt Alden:

    • jim_m

      Yes, I posted that link yesterday. Where I stated:

      He seems more like a dissolute lefty loser than anything else and he certainly does not sound like a conservative except that perhaps Oberlin is as far to the left that you think that someone who isn’t as radically left wing as you are must be a conservative.

      Apparently the bots from Oberlin don’t read.

      • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

        They demonstrably don’t read with comprehension…

        …which says a lot about the education at Oberlin.

        • jim_m

          It’s not education, it’s indoctrination.

        • oberlin student

          Agree to disagree, bud.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            Just keep on proving my point for me there…

          • oberlin student

            Anything that I say seems to prove your point to you, but at any rate, at least you believe I am an Oberlin student now. You all have contradicted yourselves so many times in this exchange. That is the way of conservatives in America these days though. Enjoy that cognitive dissonance of yours.

          • oberlin student

            *That is the way of both the far left and the far right in America these days. Enjoy the dissonance, and enjoy your ideological illusion. If you can’t respect the testimony of someone who knows (I USED TO EAT DINNER WITH THE GOSH DARN PERPETRATORS), then, you are truly hopeless.

      • oberlin student

        He voted for Romney.

        • jim_m

          You have documentary evidence of how people vote? I doubt that.

          • oberlin student

            I don’t have evidence, but I know Matt personally, and I talked to him on election day last year.

          • jim_m

            Blah, blah, blah. More assertions without even the proof that you are a student, much less at Oberlin. Given the embarrassment the college has suffered I would lay money on you actually being a university flack posting online trying to do damage control on the university’s reputation.

            The fact that you are nothing more than a sock puppet created for this one issue screams the fact that you are created not by a student but by the university’s PR apparatus.

            A real student would have used a real Disqus logon. You are clearly a fraud.

          • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

            It seems the first rule of holes is not part of what passes for an education at Oberlin

  • oberlin student

    In response to a blog advocating the censorship of a popular anonymous forum at Oberlin:

    “If you don’t want to read offensive things about either individuals or groups, then don’t go on ObieTalk. If you don’t like what is said on ObieTalk, again, just don’t use the site. Whining and crying like a little child isn’t going to change the fact that the Administration isn’t “scape-goating” the students, that you need tissues in order to get through reading the contents of an anonymous message board, and the fact that the notion of you meeting with Krislov about ObieTalk “ruining” the reputation of Oberlin is one of the most absurd pieces of reading material I’ve encountered in my entire life…. Asking the administration to sensor certain types of speech will NOT make the sentiments behind that speech disappear, it will simply cause the individuals of that mindset to channel their venom another way…”

    Posted by: Matt Alden on April 29, 2012 8:13 PM

    “So because people post things that you do not particularly care for, they should be silenced and the venue through which they post said posts should be carefully monitored and possibly even shut down? With that logic, because I do not particularly care for what YOU are writing in this blog post (nor do many other people care for it) you should be silenced and your blog should be monitored so that nothing you say can potentially offend anyone…”

    Posted by: Matt Alden on April 30, 2012 11:20 AM

    The blog:

    http://blogs.oberlin.edu/about/ethos/let_me_remind_y.shtml

    • jim_m

      As I posted below you have defined liberal as someone who is completely intolerant of hearing views other than their own. I accept that definition.

      You have proven conclusively that Matt Alden is a conservative. Thanks for playing.

      • oberlin student

        Well, it’s obvious that you are not going to listen to what I have to say. I am attempting to give proof, not that Matt Alden is conservative, but that the motives of those who perpetrated the hoax were not the same as what you all are suggesting.

        • jim_m

          You aren’t legitimate!!!!

          You are a sock puppet created for this one and only issue.

          You have no history or online interests other than this issue.

          You are obviously a PR ploy created by the university to do damage control on their reputation, and a failed one at that.

          If you were a real student you would have had some sort of online presence before this. You would not be hiding behind your “Oberlin Student” name, you would have created a legitimate Disqus ID and probably would have used it to comment on more than just this one issue.

          You come here out of the blue with Obie2 and both ID’s seem to be made specifically for commenting on this one and only issue, You are clearly a fraud.

        • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

          You are failing, miserably.

    • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

      Why are you still here impersonating a student of Oberlin?

      • oberlin student

        Why are you so certain that I am not an Oberlin student?

        • jim_m
        • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

          Because you have presented no evidence in support of any of your assertions.

  • notpilgrims2

    Warner Todd Houston thinks that liberals can’t be racist. He said, “But now the truth has emerged: the incidents weren’t perpetrated by real racists.” Sorry to burst your liberal fantasy, Warner Todd, but the messages left by these liberals were somewhat racist.

    • http://wizbangblog.com/author/rodney-graves/ Rodney G. Graves

      You might want to re-read his article and do a cursory review of his other posts…

      • notpilgrims2

        He said that the thing was a hoax because it was done by racist liberals. Um… No hoax. That was real racism and real racist liberals. Liberals are indeed racist, but Houston thinks they aren’t. (He said, “the incidents weren’t perpetrated by real racists.”)