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UC Berkeley Muslim students are wrong to silence Bill Maher
UC Berkeley Muslim students are wrong to silence Bill Maher

There’s a special kind of irony emanating right now from the UC Berkeley campus. A group of offended students is trying to get the political satirist Bill Maher banned as the school’s winter graduation speaker, even as the campus is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement. Now, I am actually the last person to defend the content of Bill Maher's speech. I find him grating, unfunny and smug. Not to mention sexist. But I would never argue that HBO should cancel “Real Time With Bill Maher” because I don't like his show. I simply choose not to watch. No one can blame Muslim students for objecting to Maher's virulent and...

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