I have to stand up for myself and my beliefs," he said said. "I pay money to learn. Lyle tells the Asbury Park Press he was singled out because he's conservative and supports President Donald Trump. A New Jersey community college is investigating why a professor shouted the F-word at a student in an incident that was caught on camera. In an interview, Lyle said that Finkelstein's outburst is part of the professor's pattern of dismissing and disrespecting Lyle's conservative viewpoints.