David Limbaugh
 Ben Shapiro is my friend and fellow nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate. Ben is only twenty years old and has not only established himself as a brilliant political commentator and columnist, but has now written a book, "Brainwashed" that I hope will become a bestseller. Ben has just completed his undergraduate degree and has witnessed firsthand the type of liberal bias that permeates academia today. I think you will find the book very illuminating, witty and insightful -- not to mention quite disturbing, because it will confirm your worst fears about the ongoing indoctrination of the future stewards of our liberties. I will now share with you a conversation I had with Ben about "Brainwashed." Enjoy.

What made you write the book?

Once you step on campus, you quickly realize that you have to take a stand. The first thing you notice is the campus newspaper ? in my case, the UCLA Daily Bruin ? comparing Ariel Sharon to Adolf Eichmann and Christian bookshops to pornography stores. The second thing you notice is that your class syllabus has ?Roger and Me,? and your professor feels that socialism should take precedence over capitalism. The third thing you notice is the student groups passing out materials promoting promiscuous homosexuality, terrorism, and anti-Americanism.

I figured quickly that I needed to get involved somehow, and at least attempt to provide the other political perspective to the student body. I began writing a twice-monthly column for the Daily Bruin. Meanwhile, I was taking notes in all my classes, transcribing direct quotes from professors and writing down the date. Virtually all the anecdotes in my book are endnoted. After I applied for syndication with Creators Syndicate, and they hired me, I decided that it was time to write this book.

Why is the liberal bias in the classroom important? Why isn?t it just a case of open-minded education?

David Limbaugh

David Limbaugh, brother of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, is an expert on law and politics. He recently authored the New York Times best-selling book: "Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel."

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