Thought experiment: what if Omar Khadr, the jihad terrorist who murdered one American soldier and blinded another, was coming to Stanford? Or how about Susan Rice, who lied to the American people after the Benghazi jihad massacre, falsely claiming that it happened because an American exercised his free-speech right to criticize Muhammad?
Oh, wait, Susan Rice was there Tuesday night, and was welcomed with open arms. Omar Khadr has not yet spoken at Stanford, as far as I know, but if he did, he would no doubt be welcomed as well.
But someone who opposes jihad terror and Sharia oppression? Rain down the condemnations! Affect a tone of moral indignation! Why? Find out how all this has come about in my new book, Confessions of an Islamophobe. Preorder your copy here.
“GSC condemns Spencer visit, allocates money to fight Republican tax plan,” Stanford Daily, November 9, 2017:
At its meeting Wednesday evening, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) joined the ASSU in condemning Robert Spencer’s visit to campus and allocated $2,000 to fight a Republican tax bill currently making its way through Congress that would reduce tax breaks for graduate students.
Earlier this week, the Undergraduate Senate criticized the Stanford College Republicans’ (SCR’s) decision to host Spencer but did not revoke the Senate’s funding for the event, saying the student government has “an obligation to consider all student groups for funding equally, regardless of their respective ideologies.”
While SCR has framed Spencer’s visit as a chance to promote free speech and open discussion, the invite has sparked outrage on campus from many who find Spencer’s anti-Islam views repugnant.
Regarding Spencer, Council members debated whether condemning the event would only heighten its profile, but ultimately decided that action against the talk needed to be taken. The Council passed its resolution against the event, planned for Nov. 14….