SIO96: Franken Must Go; What Happened At Laurier University?

In the first part of this episode I do some followup on Monday’s show. There’s another Franken accuser (and another 2…) and there are some more points to be made. A woman tweeted that she didn’t care that men might be falsely accused, and the internet exploded. Did it matter that she clarified and apologized? Nah. Also, the process for dealing with sexual harassment in Congress is AWFUL.

Then at 27:30, I discuss the latest obsession of the free speech warriors, and that is a secretly recorded meeting in which a Laurier professor and some other admin scolded a grad student for showing a Jordan B. Peterson debate in a class. Here’s a reasonable breakdown of the facts. So is this a case of the free speech right losing their minds or the SJWs going out of control?

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The best possible motivation Shepherd could have for showing a JBP video for a grammar class would be to look edgy and cool in front of the students. The idea that she could be totally unaware of the context of the ideas she was presenting and the effects on the students is hard for me to believe. Whether she was willfully antagonizing her students or is a complete ignoramus, she is unqualified to be teaching. I didn’t hear anyone in the tape say that she couldn’t show the video at all, just that it was inappropriate to do so uncritically.… Read more »