Commentary: Columbia Law Student Senate Censors To Prevent Censorship

February 06, 2024 1 min read

Ken White
Popehat Report

Excerpt:  University students are not the greatest threat to American liberty. That sounds obvious, but you might not know if you listened to popular discourse about universities. Universities, we’re told, are hotbeds of ruthless woke kulturkampf, indoctrinating students into far-left ideology and giving them an unslakable thirst for censorship that will be unleashed on America upon their graduation.

I dissent for several reasons. First, and most importantly, the greatest threat to American freedom of speech comes from our elected leaders. Second, a substantial part of the tumult about university students is right-wing kayfabe. The hostility towards students is often hostility against a set of values most popular with students — views about ethnic diversity, gender, and sexuality.

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