The Oberlin Mindset Has Spread to the Real World

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The controversy at the New York Times over Senator Cotton’s op-ed reveals how quickly the values of the woke mob have infiltrated the mainstream.

“Remember all those commentators and journalists who smugly informed us that the Woke craziness and suppression of campus speech was being overhyped and it was just a few overzealous students? They’ll never admit they’re wrong. But they were very, very wrong.”

— Shadi Hamid

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE N ew York Times staffers reacted with fury to the paper’s decision last week to run Senator Tom Cotton’s op-ed calling for the president to invoke the Insurrection Act to quell rioting and looting in major cities. Ostensibly the reason for the outrage was that “running this puts Black @nytimes staffers in danger,” a message tweeted out by dozens

Zachary Evans is a news writer for National Review Online. He is a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces and a trained violist.

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