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there is absolutely no equivalence between Chelsea Manning not getting to be a visiting fellow and half of college students believing that "hate speech" is not protected by the 1st amendment.
The Institute of Politics runs what's called the Visiting Fellows program, which each semester invites a select number of "prominent" political practitioners to the university to serve for a shorter period of time - often a week - than a resident fellowship, which lasts a full academic semester.
Manning didn't get shut down by students, Manning got shut down by powerful adults.
In general across the School, we do not view the title of “Fellow” as conveying a special honor; rather, it is a way to describe some people who spend more than a few hours at the School.
We invited Chelsea Manning to spend a day at the Kennedy School. Specifically, we invited her to meet with students and others who are interested in talking with her, and then to give remarks in the Forum where the audience would have ample opportunity—as with all of our speakers—to ask hard questions and challenge what she has said and done. On that basis, we also named Chelsea Manning a Visiting Fellow. We did not intend to honor her in any way or to endorse any of her words or deeds, as we do not honor or endorse any Fellow.
Institutions decide to dis-invite speakers fairly often, OP starts a thread on them most every time.
I notice none was started when Harvard-Kennedy dis-invited Manning, though, That doesn't fit the narrative of a certain type of free speech champion and a certain type of oppressive censor I suppose.
“In general across the School, we do not view the title of ‘fellow’ as conveying a special honour; rather, it is a way to describe some people who spend more than a few hours at the School.
“[However] we are withdrawing the invitation to her to serve as a visiting fellow – and the perceived honour that it implies to some people – while maintaining the invitation for her to spend a day at the Kennedy School and speak in the school’s forum.”’
but when Lewandowski is kept on a fellow and Manning is not, there's a double standard at work here - and not the one most people complain about here on CC.
Does that make Pompeo and Morell snowflakes?
@Ohiodad51 No, because they didn't show up at a speech by Manning and hurl inane insults, rush the stage, pull fire alarms, blow air horns, or demand safe spaces from the off chance that a rouge thought would some how make its way past their mental defenses.