Joyce Carol Oates suggests Bill Maher look into complexity of free speech issue before slamming Berkeley

Bill Maher exercises his freedom of speech a lot more than we’d like him to, but he’s dead-on in his assessment of the University of California, Berkeley, and its apparent inability to host “controversial” (i.e., conservative) speakers without being shamed into finding aspace safe enough to allow free expression on campus.

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Puh-LEEZE! Newsweek hammered for spin on how Berkeley ‘holds the peace’

Ann Coulter’s planned speech at Berkeley was canceled due to “security concerns,” and yesterday the campus protest was mostly nonviolent. Newsweek put it this way:

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