Up to this point I thought the Best Performance of Cowardly Cravenness in a College President would go to CMC president Hiram Chodosh, but it appears Amherst’s president, Biddy Martin, wants the crown, too. Here’s Martin’s lugubrious letter responding to student demands distributed yesterday:More.
Reality check: Actually, they have nothing to defend except their salaries and, if needed, severance packages. If all cave, none can be criticized. They don;t believe in facts or evidence, let anone truth so there is nothing to defend.
The new goal can be organizing U’s around enforcement of Correct Thought. Leaving intellectual inquiry and freedom to develop elsewhere. Which ha been happening, inchoately, for some time now.
See also: Precious little asshats invade campus library