Saturday, May 05, 2018

Remember when the left cared about free speech?

To borrow from Michael Williamson, me neither.
A commission of Berkeley faculty, students formed in 2017 after violent and costly student protests called its commitment to free speech into question. Their monthslong study of the issue resulted in the conclusion that “ultra-conservative rhetoric” by the likes of Milo Yiannopoulos and Ann Coulter only exists to “advance a facile narrative that universities are not tolerant of conservative speech.”
Translation from NewSpeak: "Those people should not be allowed to speak, at least not here, because we don't like it and it makes us look bad when we riot."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The left never cared about free speech. Only their own speech. They have always been for suppressing opposition to their point of view.