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More on Orchestrated Hate Crimes

Yes, Robert, as you and Malkin show, the extent of staged hate crimes on campuses is shocking.

But Malkin’s sharp account of their causes and consequences merits further note. The former consists of a venomous commingling of “identity politics, multicultural studies, cowardly administrators and sympathetic media.” The latter weakens “the credibility of whistleblowers with bona-fide claims of victimization. They squander law-enforcement resources. They poison the academic environment.”
And the immediate answer to this insidious hate-lie hustling? No tolerance by campus leaders of those — minorities or otherwise — who fabricate these “crimes.”


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