In a September 1 presentation at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, Gene Edward Veith, the author of numerous books including Modern Fascism and Postmodern Times, made that point that "progressive education is self-destructing." With the spread of trigger warnings and the like, he said, "it's like a parody of itself. ... It would be funny if we saw it in a movie. It's reality. But when it gets to that point, it's coming apart."