A lot of people on the left are angry about this.
One thing you'll notice is that a lot of them are angry because the people on the right got a “win.” They don't seem to care at all about the real plagiarism scandal that has engulfed Gay or her awful response to anti-Semitism on Harvard's campus.
Breitbart News reports:
Awakened hardliners were activists and advocates of Critical Race Theory (CRT), including Professor Ibrahim
As Breitbart News reported on Tuesday, Gay finally announced her resignation weeks after facing plagiarism charges in the wake of her failed testimony before Congress about the rise of anti-Semitism on campus by anti-Israel activists. The report noted:
Jay's resignation — just six months and two days into her presidency — makes her tenure as president the shortest in Harvard's history, according to a report by the Harvard Crimson. According to a letter from the Harvard Foundation, Dean and Chief Academic Officer Alan M. Garber will serve as interim president.
See Kennedy's tweet below:
The racist mob will not stop until it removes all black people from positions of power and influence who do not reinforce the structure of racism. What this racist mob is doing should be obvious to any reporter who cares about truth or justice rather than conflicts and clickbait. https://t.co/HrRKzprnnv
— Ibrahim X. Kennedy (@ibramxk) January 2, 2024
Mark Lamont Hill had a similar reaction:
The next president of Harvard should be a black woman.
— Mark Lamont Hill (@marclamonthill) January 2, 2024
Same as Jimili Hill:
When white people are appointed to any position, the automatic assumption is that they are the best people. When black people are hired, it is assumed that we got there because of affirmative action — which, by the way, does not mean we are not qualified. If affirmative action never existed, many… https://t.co/315ve3JxYY
-Jimili Hill (@JimiliHill) January 2, 2024
And lefty journo Wajahat Ali:
Chris Rufo and the ill-intentioned right-wing actors win again. https://t.co/NwGMwRIS01
– Wajahat Ali (@WajahatAli) January 2, 2024
They are filled with rage at being proven conservatives right about something. That seems to be all that matters.