Saturday, November 1, 2014

More Berkeley Graduation Debate - now on TV

The controversy over the invitation by UC-Berkeley to comedian Bill Maher continues.  The LA Times has an op ed opposing the invitation.  Basically, what has emerged in the press is a pro side based on free speech arguments vs. a con side based on the idea that the graduation audience is captive.

The LA Times (con) op ed is at

On Maher's TV show last night, the same two arguments were heard with Maher on the pro side and one of his guests on the con side.  You can see both below.



Will this issue be brought up at the Regents in mid-November, possibly in the public comments session?

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