Jacques: Trump is not the fix for free speech on the quad

Popular conservative brand Ben Shapiro made an appearance at the University of Michigan Tuesday. The sold-out event was hosted by Young America’s Foundation.

And in typical fashion, campus liberals freaked out.

A handful of protesters greeted Shapiro, and the UM history department and history club hosted a counter event — dubbed, “When Provocateurs Dabble in History: Ben Shapiro and the Enwhitenment” — to offer troubled students a safe space from conservative thought.

These folks were apparently offended by Shapiro’s latest book, “The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great.”


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