by: the Common Constitutionalist
Imagine you are a “Black Lives Matter” student organizer at a university. Let’s just pick any college – say – Boise State University in Idaho. And just say you are organizing a two day “Black Lives Matter” event and wish to get the word out to other students and faculty.
You contact the student newspaper, the Arbiter, to advertise the event. You’re not looking for a handout – you’re willing to buy ad space, but the school paper refuses to sell the ad space to promote the “Black Lives Matter” event. They claim the content is not acceptable.
Now does anyone think we wouldn’t hear about this on every national news broadcast, every morning program, the View, etc.? There would be such an outcry; you would think someone had been murdered.
But we didn’t hear about this, because I made it up, but it would be the same scenario if it were regarding same-sex marriage or an LGBTQIA, E-I-E-I-O event. The outrage over the intolerance of the school paper and the small minded bigoted student editors would be cacophonous!