Sooo... no signs in in the building.
Did he see any of the ones outside?
Ahmadangerousfanatic was allowed a forum that no-one in America would be allowed to have in his country, and most of the Middle East, and he will use what he said, and clips of audience applause in reaction to some of it, to his propaganda advantage.
That is a given.
Yes, there is Academic Freedom, and the 1st Amendment, in America, 2 benefits of an open society he, and others in the Middle East, do not allow their own people, but his is not about those rights being extended to him.
It is the judgement of the University in givng him a forum that legitimzes him in the eyes of far too many in the world.
But it is done, and the question now is... what does the West do next about him, about the terror threat worldwide, and letting the world know the dangers, and will Columbia now allow groups like The Minutemen, to speak, uninterrupted, and protected, in the future?
I do believe that this Forum served a useful purpose, in the end, by allowing more people than usual to hear Ahmgonnaspeakeatcolumbia express himself, and see how he ignores serious debate, and discussion.
Just imagine how his being denied to speak would have been spun around the world, by enemies of Democracy, and Freedom.
Bolinger's opening remarks to the audience, and especially to the Iranian Leader, were strong, and appropriate.
Then Ahmgonnapreachlectureandwhine, approached the podium...