'Putting a Film Protest in Focus'

Yes, "the right of free expression" allows Del Olmo to call Cunningham and his advisers "insensitive jerks" for creating a satirical student film. It also allows the rest of us to label Del Olmo as a knee-jerk minority-rights hypocrite whose philosophy presents a serious threat to the concepts of academic freedom and free expression itself.

STEVE D. BOILARD

Santa Barbara

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