The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Hit and Run Reason
Michael Moynihan finds students scared to express “nuanced” ideas, a progressive professor demonized as a racist, protesters mocking “free speech,” and a college president who cannot rule out that he might be a white supremacist.
HBOAre you one of those people who suspects that all the brouhaha over campus free speech outrages, no matter how individually insane the stories, might be exaggerated in the aggregate when it comes to prevalence and effect? It’s OK—I am one of those people, despite writing about the subject on occasion and reading all the fine work done at Reason by Robby Soave and other colleagues.
Or I should say, I was one of those people, before watching Thursday’s Vice News segment from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, where (as Ben Haller has written here previously) things have gone pear-shaped ever since a lone white professorpost was originally published on this site