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    • JK
    • 07.02.13 | 03:36 (IST)

    It may be an academic freedom issue regarding what are the proper boundries/parameters for a college to co-sponsor an event, but it was not really a free speech issue. In the interviews I saw people were upset the college was co-sponsoring the event, they were not trying to prevent the speakers from holding the event. The people I saw interviewed were not against the speakers from going on the campus and saying whatever they wished. They just interpreted the collge co-sponsoring it as giving the speakers an endorsement or crediabliity. It doesn't matter. Bloomberg is right.

    from the article: Bloomberg’s friendly advice to pro-Israel, anti-BDS protesters: shut up!
    First published 21:17 06.02.13 | Last updated 21:17 06.02.13
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