Americans Should Not Have to Subsidize Campus Lawlessness


From the Daily Signal, by Mary Clare Reim

A demonstrator protesting Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos sets a fire in Berkeley, California, after a scheduled speech by Yiannopoulos was canceled. (Photo: Noah Berger/EPA/Newscom)

In 1964, students at the University of California, Berkeley joined together to fight for their right to free speech.

Last night, a group of over 1,500 protestors showed up on that same campus to shut down a speaker with whom they disagreed, and about 150 of them started a riot.

Clearly, the culture of tolerance on college campuses has changed quite a bit since 1964.

Last night, Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos stopped by the UC Berkeley campus on his college tour to talk about the importance of free speech, yet was met with shocking hostility that led to violence.

He is well known for criticizing the “social justice left” in a very provocative manner that elicits…

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