The 51-year-old son of President Joe Biden will join a class titled “Media Polarization and Public Policy Impacts” to discuss “the current state of the media landscape in the United States and how media polarization, fake news and the economics of the new business impact public policymaking in Washington, DC,” according to its course description.
The younger Biden will be one of 10 guest speakers featured during the 10-week course, the university said.
Other speakers include Dr. Deborah Birx, one of former president Donald Trump’s coronavirus advisers, and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens.
Conservatives immediately criticized Tulane for promoting Biden, who has a long history of drug abuse and is currently being investigated by the federal government for potential tax fraud and money laundering after allegedly using his father’s political connections to score lucrative overseas business deals:
Imagine the internet filter they’ll put on his university laptop https://t.co/wiIYuexAVD
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) April 28, 2021
In Chinese or Ukrainian? https://t.co/aI2CzYXTyN
— Mark Krikorian (@MarkSKrikorian) April 28, 2021
Does Tulane drug test https://t.co/NePTmQboiP
— Ben Domenech (@bdomenech) April 27, 2021
Hunter Biden joins James Comey in proving that law breakers always have a career in academia if all else fails. https://t.co/FvzNGCEmi3
— BDW (@BryanDeanWright) April 27, 2021
I’m not sure New Orleans is a good choice for Hunter. https://t.co/OnmzaFBoN3
— Colby Hall (@colbyhall) April 28, 2021