#MeToo has come for the popular astrophysicist. Let's withhold judgement.
Robby SoaveICYMI: Neil deGrasse Tyson has answered the sexual misconduct allegations, and we should be careful about throwing him under the #MeToo bus
Robby SoaveLet's hit pause on the #MeToo-ing of Neil deGrasse Tyson, until we know more. One of the accusations is from a reeeeeally long time ago, another is somewhat un-serious, the third--the production assistant--is well worth investigating
"Free speech is one thing. Hate speech is entirely different."
Robby SoaveAnd while CNN, unlike Temple, has the right to fire Hill for bad speech, I'd like to see more conservatives defend a *culture* of speech, even for provocative ideas like Hill's. (In keeping with defenses of Kevin Williamson, Jesse Kelly, etc.)
Robby SoaveAlso, this is like Exhibit A for how the whole "hate speech isn't free speech thing" is always and obviously going to be weaponized against the left.
Robby SoaveSome Temple University admin are looking for a way to get rid of Marc Lamont Hill over anti-Israel comments, because "hate speech isn't free speech." This is wrong on all counts.