Salman Rushdie, author of the Satanic Verses.

From Charlie Hebdo to the campus: Salman Rushdie’s warning on free speech

Salman Rushdie gave something of a unified theory of free speech last week — drawing a line from the Charlie Hebdo terrorists to the campus PC police.

He speaks with some personal authority here: It’s been 26 years since Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa calling for Rushdie’s head.