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Punching the Nazi was actually the least dramatic free-speech showdown this week

In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 file photo, hundreds of students at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., protest against the college administration and demanded change after weeks of brewing racial tension on campus. Threats have prompted the small college in Washington state to cancel classes Monday, June 5, 2017, for the third consecutive weekday after protests on the progressive campus drew national attention. (Lisa Pemberton/The Olympian via AP, File)

Maybe we need a refresher course in the value of free speech, because the concept seems to be fraying.

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