Just when you think all liberals and socialists are a total threat to freedom, Bernie Sanders comes along and breaks the stereotype. In an interview, he came out and defended Ann Coulter’s right to give a speech at UC Berkeley and not be threatened by the alt-left. I may have to revise my opinion of this old socialist. He may have some understanding of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. That is not something that you can say about the Antifa, a violent Brown-Shirt gang that intends to silence any conservative voice. They are aided and abetted by the college snowflakes who have not yet had an original thought.
As Written by: AMANDA PRESTIGIACOMO for the Daily Wire:
In an interview with the liberal Huffington Post, millennial hero Bernie Sanders diverged from his leftist buddies to take a refreshing stand for free speech, which has become increasingly under fire on college campuses across America.
Speaking about the current fallout following an invitation to conservative commentator and New York Times bestselling author Ann Coulter to speak at the University of California, Berkeley, Sanders said he was displeased with the college students’ reaction.
“I don’t like this. I don’t like it,” said Sanders.
“Obviously Ann Coulter’s outrageous ― to my mind, off the wall. But you know, people have a right to give their two cents-worth, give a speech, without fear of violence and intimidation,” the Vermont socialist added.
The 2016 presidential candidate shamed the millennials trying to shut up Coulter further, explaining that this was “a sign of intellectual weakness.”
“To me, it’s a sign of intellectual weakness,” he stated. “If you can’t ask Ann Coulter in a polite way questions which expose the weakness of her arguments, if all you can do is boo, or……..
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