By Kayla Brantley For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:38 BST, 11 September 2019 | Updated: 07:06 BST, 11 September 2019
Republican senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after suggesting getting rid of college 'save American' because it is a 'liberal breeding ground'
Tennessee senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after he suggested that getting rid of college would 'save America' because it's a 'liberal breeding ground'.
The Republican senator was discussing a legislative hearing regarding an abortion legislation on his conservative talk show The Kerry Roberts Show. when he referred to an African American activist who is in favor of abortion as a 'hate-filled idiot'.
'If there's one thing that we can do to save America today, it's to get rid of our institutions of higher education right now and cut the liberal breeding ground off! Good grief!'
He did not identify the woman by name, but said: 'This is a woman who is a product of higher education. She's learned all of this stuff that flies in the face of what we stand for as a