Bucknell Professor: If You invite Milo Yiannopoulos to Speak, You should Pay a ‘Steep and Lasting Price’

, Spencer Irvine, 2 Comments

This isn’t how free speech works, economics professor Marcellus Andrews of Bucknell:

The Tab reports Professor Marcellus Andrews had sent an open letter (which included the provocative statement) to all Bucknell profs back on January 16, but “came to light” last evening when student Tom Ciccotta (also a Breitbart contributor) mentioned it during a talk featuring Christina Hoff Sommers.

Ciccotta was responsible for coordinating Milo’s visit to Bucknell.

“The fascist should be allowed to speak —even on Bucknell’s dime,” Andrews’ letter reads,” —but the targets of his abuse need to be able to impose a steep and lasting price on the racists and fascists that invited him — since ‘free speech’ is the demand that government refrain from sanctioning speech, not a general principle that vicious speech is without a social price in general.”