Liberal Climate of Hate Update: Professor Who Trashed Otto Warmbier Fired by University of Delaware

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 at 6:43 am

Perhaps there are some openings at the University of Pyongyang this horrible woman can apply for. Like some ridiculous leftwing celebrities coming unraveled over President Trump, it won’t be long before she’s playing the victim.

A University of Delaware professor won’t have a place at the school in the future because of comments she made in the wake of an American’s death upon his return from North Korea.

Kathy Dettwyler, an adjunct professor of anthropology, was the subject of intense backlash after she posted on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier “deserved” to die after being taken into custody by North Korea, falling into a coma and dying. The comments went viral.

UD released a statement Sunday which said Dettwyler “will not be rehired to teach at the University in the future.” Dettwyler was not a member of the faculty when she made her inflammatory comments.

Adjunct professors work on contract by semester. She was employed by UD in the spring but was not teaching summer classes.

“Is it wrong of me to think that Otto Warmbier got exactly what he deserved,” Dettwyler posted on her Facebook page, which since has been taken down or made private.

“These are the same kids who cry about their grades because they didn’t think they’d really have to read and study the material to get a good grade… His parents ultimately are to blame for his growing up thinking he could get away with whatever he wanted. Maybe in the US, where young, white, rich, clueless white males routinely get away with raping women. Not so much in North Korea. And of course, it’s Ottos’ parents who will pay the price for the rest of their lives.”

Dettwyler made similar remarks in the comments section of an article published by the National Review. Thousands shared the story on social media and many said they would not be sending their children to UD because of Dettwyler’s comments.

The university started distancing itself from Dettwyler as fallout over her comments fallout grew.

“The comments of Katherine Dettwyler do not reflect the values or position of the University of Delaware. We condemn any and all messages that endorse hatred and convey insensitivity toward a tragic event such as the one that Otto Warmbier and his family suffered,” read a statement issued last week.

Surely this is will be considered a controversial notion, but perhaps these universities should do a better job of vetting who they hire.

3 Responses to “Liberal Climate of Hate Update: Professor Who Trashed Otto Warmbier Fired by University of Delaware”

  1. some Comrades are more equal than others on 26/26/17 at 8:38 am

    Only because the good comrade might cost the indispensable Marxist indoctrination center money.
    Speaking of adjunct professor wasn’t the one Chicago Jesus Messiah, the immaculate Imam Hussein, an adjunct professor?
    Comrades who are true believers don’t get vetted and any ends justifies the means.

  2. dahozho on 26/26/17 at 9:53 am

    Obozo wasn’t even an adjunct professor– he was an adjunct LECTURER. A big step down from professor. An he is in no way a “Constitutional scholar”– scholars usually have some papers/conferences under their belts, and dude didn’t even have any articles in the Harvard Law Review, despite being its editor.

  3. Comrade Konrad on 26/26/17 at 8:32 pm

    @ dahozho

    Wayne Allyn Root has the scoop on all of that. Sobama was supposed to be his college classmate but no one remembers him or can find anything about him from the mid-1980s at Columbia.