Student Protesters Attack Civil Discourse

, Malcolm A. Kline, Leave a comment

Maybe they should have called it a civil monologue since the other side doesn’t want debate. “A panel on ‘civil discourse’ Tuesday at the University of California, Los Angeles was shut down by protesters who refused to vacate the auditorium, forcing the event to be relocated,” Anthony Gockowski reported on Campus Reform on October 19, 2017. “According to video of the protest obtained by Campus Reform, one unidentified female began shouting at the panel of speakers—which included such prominent figures as Professor Eugene Volokh and Los Angeles Times Deputy Editorial Page Editor Jon Healey—abruptly accusing them of ‘not dealing with the reality that we’re facing right now.’”