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Gutfeld: This is what passes for free speech on campus

An event meant to discuss political correctness at Amherst -- a school, Kimberly -- denigrated into a colicky mess as students tried to silence the speakers. Brace your ears.

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CHRISTINA HOFF SOMMERS, AUTHOR: I am here to provide some adult -- adult supervision.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE PROTESTER: Rape apologist!

SOMMERS: Calm down, young lady.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE PROTESTER: (EXPLETIVE DELETED) (EXPLETIVE DELETED)

Hate speech is not welcomed here!

PANEL MODERATOR: One more disruption and we'll have to ask you to leave the venue.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE PROTESTER: This is free speech, if you're so concerned.

UNIDENTIFIED AUDIENCE MEMBER: It's not free speech!

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE PROTESTER: Yes, it is!

Keep your hate speech out of this campus! Keep your hate speech out of this campus!

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I see a future in customer service for her.

Now, it's easy to mock her, but she's a victim of a cult-like indoctrination by the new campus religion of safe spaces. She's so brainwashed she claims blocking speech is actually a version of free speech. It's not a bug in the system; it's now the system. The result of the left's long free reign over campus brain matter.

Now consider what passes for expression in the modern media, where such minds end up. A writer for The Guardian -- the British liberal fish wrap -- claims correcting grammar is now racist.

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MONA CHALABI, THE GUARDIAN: It doesn't take much to see the power imbalance when it comes to grammar snobbery. The people pointing out the mistakes are more likely to be older, wealthier, whiter or just plain academic than the people they're treating with condescension. All too often it's a way to silence people, and that's particularly offensive when it's someone who might already be struggling to speak up.

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So expecting quality conversation from a minority is expecting too much? Sorry, doesn't it make you, the writer, the actual bigot? After all, your expectations of nonwhites are so low. She's guilty of activist privilege: An arrogance that allows you to decide who can or can't handle standards or objective truth. The virus is spreading, undoing centuries of progress since the Enlightenment, as we excuse reason from the table of discourse.

The campus, once of an exchange of ideas, is now a daycare center for outrage merchants, gurgling vitriol, donning full diapers of non-thinking hate -- making them excellent candidates for positions at The Guardian.

Greg Gutfeld currently serves as host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Greg Gutfeld Show (Saturdays 10-11PM/ET) and co-host of The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET). He joined the network in 2007 as a contributor. Click here for more information on Greg Gutfeld