People like this are a dime a dozen in academia.

Via Daily Caller:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has continued its bizarre quest to employ as many disgusting scumbags as possible by acquiring the services of Steven Salaita, a leading light in the movement among similarly obscure academics to boycott Israel.

Salaita, who has announced that he is moving to the Big 10 bastion in the fall, is a world-class Israel hater on Twitter.

The balding, bespectacled professor recently unleashed this amazing gem blaming “Zionists” — a term that fell out of favor sometime during the Eisenhower administration — for Jew-bashing.

Salaita’s Twitter feed has been a parade of foul-mouthed, Israel-bashing tweets for many moons now, observes William A. Jacobson, the Cornell University law professor who runs Legal Insurrection. […]

Salaita has managed to turn his anti-Israel screeds into a job promotion. Until the end of this academic year, he was an associate professor of English at taxpayer-funded Virginia Tech, a school known for math and science. This fall, he will join the American Indian Studies Department at the taxpayer-funded University of Illinois.

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