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Thursday, March 03, 2005

The Fundamental American Right to Act Like an Idiot

Kid Various has not weighed in on the whole "Ward Churchill/Lawrence Summers" academic freedom controversy. In short, academic freedom is just that. You can say anything you want and not be punished for it. If only things worked like that in the real world. Churchill and Summers might be abhorrent idiots (depending on where you are coming from) but neither should be fired.

That said, here is the last word on Ward Churchill.

What a freakin' dillweed!


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