If you really believe in the marketplace of ideas, you must expose the consumers to the bad as well as the good –and if not in universities, where else?

Perhaps the world is really seeing in the Columbia episode is that even matters of intellectual freedom are subject to the tools of the political consultants: framing, shaping, and spinning.

John Bolton, former American ambassador to the United Nations, declared that Ahmadinejad was the “big winner” in this Columbia appearance.

* Summarized of U.S. News, Oct. 2007