This, of course, is why we have security of employment in the university.
Otherwise, the conservative political masters of many state and private
universities and the liberal orthodoxy of many campuses would stifle
free inquiry. It protects radical liberal Ward Churchill in the
same way it protects neo-conservative Harvey Mansfield.
And, as is true with most free speech debates, the people who object
most strenuously to the ideas expressed forget that they benefit from
the protections they object to when they say things unpopular.
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