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P.C. Police run amok at Montclair

January 20, 2013

Back in 2011, the Montclair State University chapter of Students for a Democratic Society invited 1960s radical Bill Ayers to speak on campus. Ayers founded the Weathermen, a group that bombed the Capitol and the Pentagon. 

When he later wrote a book about his adventures, the New York Times ran an interview quoting him as saying, "I don’t regret setting bombs. I feel we didn’t do enough.’’ That interview might have gone unnoticed if not for the day on which it happened to run: Sept. 11, 2001. So you could say Ayers is a somewhat controversial figure. Yet the university went to great lengths to make sure his speech would not be disrupted. Protesters were penned up outside and entrants were carefully screened. When Ayers finally spoke, his conservative critics sat and listened politely, saving their questions for afterward...

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