TCU’s ‘Robust Commitment to Free Speech’ (Unless it Offends Someone on the Internet)

August 10, 2015

By David Post at The Washington Post

Ken White, over on Popehat.com, tells the tale of Harry Vincent, a student at Texas Christian University who was suspended recently for being an offensive online jerk:

Harry Vincent is a 19-year-old college student and kind of a [d—]. That’s banal. Lots of 19-year-olds are [d—s], and many of them are college students. Harry Vincent is notable because he has been struck by proverbial lightning — he offended someone online, and that person had the inclination and free time to complain about him to his university, and his university had the [s—–] values and utter lack of proportion or good sense to punish him for it. . . ...

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