“Trump Must Hang” professor defends tweets


Fresno State History Lecturer Lars Maischak is still with the university, but hasn’t been allowed anywhere near a classroom ever since a series of tweets went viral, including one that included the words “Trump must hang.”

For months, he was mostly silent.  But now he wants to talk, and defend what he says were tweets taken out of context and preyed upon by conservative websites.  

In a wide-ranging interview with KSEE24’s Evan Onstot, Maischak says he never advocated for violence and would still love to teach at Fresno State, even though he believes the administration was wrong to punish him in the first place.

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