Lawmaker who called for getting rid of higher ed to cut off ‘liberal breeding ground’ says he was kidding

September 11, 2019 | CBS Los Angeles

A Republican lawmaker in Tennessee who said he supported getting rid of higher education because it would cut off the “liberal breeding ground” now says he was kidding when he made the remark.

Sen. Kerry Roberts of Springfield called for eliminating higher education on his morning radio talk show on WDBL-AM Sept. 2, which was published on Facebook.

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