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George Will: ‘I take sexual
assault more seriously’ than
those trying to silence me

Hot Air, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:mitzi, 6/20/2014 5:01:31 PM

The conservative columnist George Will found himself in a firestorm of controversy and faced the inevitable calls from his progressive critics for his voice to be silenced after he wrote a controversial column about how colleges prosecute accusations of sexual abuse and dating violence. Both men and women are troubled by how campuses are handling cases of alleged sexual assault. Will highlighted a growing concern among students and parents over the increasing frequency of accusations of sexual misconduct, and the appearance that the accused are often presumed guilty before being proven innocent. “Questions about sexual assault policies in higher education


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kono, 6/20/2014 5:24:52 PM     (No. 9893919)

Societal behavior in this area has extablished not only that a man accused of sexual assault is guilty, without the benefit of due process to protect him from false accusations, but also that anybody who balks at declaring him guilty is in favor of sexual assault.

George Will has the courage to take a stand on this that makes him a target of people more hate-driven than anyone you or I are liable to meet in our lifetime.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 6/20/2014 6:52:47 PM     (No. 9893983)

You go, George! His dry but cogent analyses make his views compelling. He and Krauthammer provide reasons for the miniscule respect I have for the Washington Post.

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