George Will Loses The Plot, Ctd

Will recently defended his controversial column on sexual assault (covered here on the Dish): Allahpundit has the play-by-play: When asked to respond to one critic who accused Will of trivializing the crime of sexual assault, the conservative columnist said he takes sexual assault more seriously than his critics do. “When someone’s accused of rape, it should be reported to the criminal … Continue reading George Will Loses The Plot, Ctd

George Will Loses The Plot, Ctd

A reader goes out on a limb: Never have I been more grateful for your anonymous reader-contributor policy … George Will is wrong in many of the ways people are saying, but he does have a point that no one wants to really face: the power to silence other potential participants in a discussion is a privilege and a powerful one. In our post-Civil Rights era … Continue reading George Will Loses The Plot, Ctd

George Will Loses The Plot

In his column last Friday on what he sees as the dangers of progressivism in universities, George Will provoked widespread outrage by expressing skepticism in statistics about campus rape and mocking the Obama administration’s response to the crisis. The line that seemed to really set people off was his allegation that campus progressivism seeks to “make victimhood … Continue reading George Will Loses The Plot