Charlie Kirk’s “Think Tank” Shutting Down For Producing Zero Research?

  • As Politico reports, one of Falwell’s more controversial decisions was to team up with Trump-loving conservative activist Charlie Kirk to found the Falkirk Center, a pro-Trump conservative “think tank” that has mostly produced propaganda for the president while releasing no scholarly research.
  • One source at the university says that some Liberty University board members want to shut down the Falkirk Center because they “don’t think it helps the school in maintaining a high academic standard” because “you can’t really call something a think tank, and yet it doesn’t put out academic research, or papers, or any kind of scholarship.”

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