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In Support of Bill Ayers

There’s a petition making the rounds that has academics purportedly defending Ayers against unrepentant terrorist and other (factual) labels. It also has my name on it. It has Jonah’s name is on it. And it includes others who you know obviously didn’t sign it. One wonders how many names are actually legit. I’m at least audacious enough to hope there’s more sense out there than the petition would suggest on its surface.

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