Oft-punched white nationalist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida because free speech from hatemongers is important, apparently. (No joke: The governor has already declared a state of emergency.) But it’s also apparent that U. Florida’s love for the first amendment only goes so far, according to Guardian U.S.’s Lois Beckett:
Yup, when it comes to freedom of the press, apparently the desire of white nationalists like Spencer to avoid negative media coverage trumps the media’s right to practice journalism.
This is so, so woefully inadequate from U. Florida.