Academia And The Common Rascal
I believe that I once saw a movie where one of the characters said that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution was not designed to protect the speech that you love, but to protect the speech that you hate.
We agree with that.
So around here, we've always promoted the "Free exchange of thoughts and ideas."
Having said that,
Since the man has no shame, it's not likely that he will resign. And since tenure makes it all but impossible to fire the
Tenure was designed to allow educators to have the freedom to publish (or speak) unpopular thoughts and ideas.
It was never designed to protect common rascals such as Churchill.
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