I am as disturbed as anyone by the campus disruptions that keep certain “unacceptable” persons from speaking. College campuses should be places of free and open discourse and the free exchange of ideas.  Simply shouting down opinions is not an effective way of dealing with them.  It simply drives your opponents underground and encourages the notion that what is at issue is power, not truth; in which case, it merely instigates expressions of power from the other side.  Universities were founded so that differences could be discussed, not violently fought over.
I am of “conservative” bent, but if you asked me whether

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