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Staged Walkouts: The Latest in Campus Bullying Protests

A recent talk by Daniel Pipes at the University of California, Irvine, was disrupted by a bunch Pipes is calling “goons of an Islamist persuasion.” Here are three videos on the highly choreographed protest against Pipes’s talk on “The Threat to Israel’s Existence,” culminating in a noisy exit by the Islamist contingent.

One observer of the event, describing the atmosphere at UCI as “specifically awful,” quotes a chaplain as noting that “hate and bigotry grow and spread like a cancer” on the campus.