September 16, 2017

John Jay professor slammed over ‘future dead cops’ tweet

This "professor" is a real tweet. Michael Isaacson teaches at John Jay College. He's under fire over a tweet in which he stated: Some of y’all might think it sucks being an anti-fascist teaching at John Jay College but I think it’s a privilege to teach future dead cops. Michael Isaacson via Twitter. The comment was posted back in August, but received new attention after Isaacson appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Thursday. He has received dozens of angry Twitter posts and death threats. Isaacson was also slammed by the head of the NYPD's police union. It is absolutely outrageous that an individual who holds and expresses these views could be employed by any academic institution... Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch, much less one that counts an overwhelming number of New York City police officers as among its students, alumni and faculty members. Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch. John Jay College has not yet commented on the issue