April 19, 2017

DISPATCHES FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE AND LIBERAL FASCISM: Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter speech because it can’t guarantee her safety, Allahpundit writes:

After the Charles Murray fiasco at Middlebury, I wrote that “We’re getting closer to the inevitable moment when someone is literally murdered on an American campus because a right-winger tried to speak.”

Berkeley’s administrators agree. In canceling Coulter’s speech next week, they made no bones about the fact that there are now so many fascist “anti-fascist” animals running around campus that Coulter herself or someone in the audience literally might not leave it alive. And after what happened when Milo Yiannopoulos tried to speak in February, that’s a perfectly reasonable fear. You call the local police in Berkeley if you want to arrange “symbolic arrests” at the sit-in you’re organizing for your pet cause, not to stop rampaging leftists bent on smashing store windows and skulls because a thoughtcriminal has arrived in town.

In sharp contrast, “You aren’t in California any more Toto, this is Alabama!” Video: Auburn takes Berkeley to school as police unmask anti-fascists outside Richard Spencer speech.

UPDATE: “Wait, I thought Berkeley was full of safe spaces.” Heh, indeed.™

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