What It’s Like Being Conservative On A Liberal Campus

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1. You really tend to stand out as a conservative on a college campus.

Maybe since 60% of your age demographic voted for Obama in the last election — even though that guarantees they will graduate into the worst economy in 40 years.

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2. And you are amazed that students just sit and absorb left-wing indoctrination in the classroom.

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3. This is what it’s like waiting for people to sign up for College Republicans on club day.

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4. Seven hours later:

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5. When someone says they are OK with higher tax rates because the government is here to take care of us:

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6. When someone mentions Ronald Reagan:

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7. When professors tell you that communism would work if “it was only done right.”

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8. When a liberal loves something Obama did, but hated it when Bush did it.

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9. When your friends start posting Obama talking points all over Facebook and Twitter during a national political debate.

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10. You are the only person at your school who has ever fired a gun.

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11. And the only person who doesn’t think all guns should be banned forever.

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12. You make a valiant, but failed attempt at reforming the arch-liberal student government.

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13. When your economics professor asks for someone to critique Obama’s economic policy:

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14. When the Occupy protests on your campus fail miserably:

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15. When you see the Obama for America group STILL organizing on your campus:

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16. Trying to debate with your classmates the massive superiority of the free market is like this:

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17. You try to keep your political beliefs hidden in the dating scene.

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18. But in a moment of weakness you tell the person you’re seeing that honestly, George W. Bush might have been your favorite president ever.

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19. When your fellow students tell you they are OK with having the government take over their health care:

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20. You are the first student on campus to have your own business cards.

Because you started your own business, most likely selling hemp rope to hippies for an insane profit.

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21. You openly say that global warming is an alarmist issue conjured up by a failed presidential candidate with nothing better to do.

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22. You are so sick of people saying that you hate animals and wildlife.

You remind them that the greatest environmental protectionist ever was Teddy Roosevelt.

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23. You are the only person who is happy to stand up for big business.

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24. When you say America is the greatest country in the world:

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25. And by the end of senior year you’re feeling like this:

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26. But you know after four years of intellectual and social persecution for your beliefs…

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27. … that you were the true counterculture rebel on campus.

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28. And in the end, you know most of these students will become conservatives as soon as they start paying taxes.

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