When colleges and institutions such as Columbia and Oxford Union defend inviting miscreants on the basis of free speech, they are missing the point. In a free society everyone has a right to say what they want. But why invite people to speak who A) Deny documented truth, B) Incite hate, and C) Have blood on their hands? Let the freak show go somewhere else. Liberal or conservative, mainstream or obscure, invite people to speak who are learned and have something decent to offer. Otherwise you demean your institution.
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from the article: Oxford Union reportedly invited Holocaust denier Irving to speak