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Nick Ferrari Slams Uni Students Over “Asinine” Rudyard Kipling Protest
19 July 2018, 09:52 | Updated: 19 July 2018, 16:49
Nick Ferrari can't believe there's controversy surrounding "If," a poem by Rudyard Kipling, and blasted complaints that the mural at the University of Manchester is "racist" and "imperialistic".
A Rudyard Kipling poem has been painted over by students from the University of Manchester in protest against "racist" and "imperialistic" literature.
The poem entitled "If" dates back to 1895.
It is thought the mural was painted over amid fears it would upset ethnic minorities.
And Nick wasn't impressed branding the complaints "utterly asinine."
He thundered: "It's because we have been blessedly peaceful that students can focus on nonsense such as this and get upset about a poem.
"Do you think they even know, let alone care, about Rudyard Kipling's background?!"
Watch the full rant above.