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No, Conservatives Shouldn't Try to Punish Radical Professors for Offensive Speech



Periodic conservative efforts to expel radical professors from the academy demonstrate the pernicious effects of a “fight fire with fire” mentality. In both cases, a culture of coercion triumphs and liberty loses. Here’s an alternative: Leave the trolls alone. Let the radicals rant. Then, rebut the bad speech with …

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