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When a picture is worth a thousand nervous breakdowns

Students at Middlebury college woke up on February 28 to a jarring sight in their campus newspaper: a full-color photograph of Satan – or, since they don’t believe in stuff like that, controversial political scientist Charles Murray.

Also displayed in the photo was Professor Allison Stanger.  Murray and Stanger were walking out of a lecture the former had just given at Middlebury last year when the two were assaulted by some woke students.  Stanger received a concussion and had to wear a neck brace.

The editor of the newspaper was terrified that the mere sight of Murray would be a traumatic, triggering event for many students and felt compelled to explain himself in an editorial:

I wish to explain the photograph […]

 

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