Mike Pence trolled by Stanford students shouting, ‘We are the woke left!’

In his visit to campus on Thursday, he addressed the former president, critical race theory and liberals in a speech to a partisan Republican audience.

Students shouting “Buzz off Bigot” and “We believe in science” greeted former Vice President Mike Pence as he arrived at Stanford University Thursday for an event called “How to Save America From the Woke Left.”

The second-in-command for the administration of former President Donald Trump took aim at high gas prices, vaccine mandates, cancel culture and “critical race theory” as he delivered his speech to a packed crowd at Stanford’s Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Dozens of protesters gathered outside waving signs that read “resist fascism” and “your hate is not welcome,” according to social media accounts.

“We are the woke left!” protesters taunted Pence in a chant.

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Chris Burt
Chris Burt
Chris is a reporter and associate editor for University Business and District Administration magazines, covering the entirety of higher education and K-12 schools. Prior to coming to LRP, Chris had a distinguished career as a multifaceted editor, designer and reporter for some of the top newspapers and media outlets in the country, including the Palm Beach Post, Sun-Sentinel, Albany Times-Union and The Boston Globe. He is a graduate of Northeastern University.

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