A liberal Democrat professor takes a beating at the hands of her own kind and still blames it on Trump. While trying to use her free-speech rights with a conservative guest speaker, all the alt-left wrath descends on her. She winds up injured. Did she blame the violent rioters? No. See her rationale below. Geex.
As Written By John Sexton for Hot Air:
Democratic college professor Allison Stanger, who was injured last week as she tried to leave a speaking event at Middlebury College in Vermont, has written a first-hand account of the incident and published it on Facebook. Stanger writes that she agreed to host the discussion with Charles Murray as, “a chance to demonstrate publicly my commitment to a free and fair exchange of views in my classroom.” But when the event finally took place, it was disrupted by a mob of students yelling and refusing to look her in the eye:
I want you to know what it feels like to look out at a sea of students yelling obscenities at other members of my beloved community. There were students and faculty who wanted to hear the exchange, but were unable to do so, either because of the screaming and chanting and chair-pounding in the room, or because their seats were occupied by those who refused to listen, and they were stranded outside the doors. I saw some of my faculty colleagues who had publicly acknowledged that they had not read anything Dr. Murray had written join the effort to shut down the lecture. All of this was deeply unsettling to me. What alarmed me most, however, was what I saw in student eyes from up on that stage. Those who wanted the event to take place made eye contact with me. Those intent on disrupting it steadfastly refused to do so. It was clear to me that they had effectively dehumanized me. They couldn’t look me in the eye, because if they had, they would have seen another human being.
Rather than call off the talk, Stanger had it moved to a private area from which it could be live streamed. But even then she says she and Murray could still hear the protesters “banging on the windows.” She was worried they ……..
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