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Most Republicans think universities are a bad influence on America

America may have just hit peak anti-intellectualism. For the first time ever, a majority (58 per cent) of Republicans and Republican-inclined independents indicated they think universities and colleges have a negative impact on society. The survey, by the Pew Research Centre, also shows just 19 per cent of Democrats or Democrat-inclined independents feel the same way. Perhaps even more surprisingly, 36 per cent of the public share this view.

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