The Institutional Hostage Crisis
Christopher F. Rufo, City Journal
With his “hostile takeover” of the New College board, Governor DeSantis has initiated the
first-ever attempt to recapture a public university from the intersectional bullies and to restore the necessary preconditions for a classical liberal education: respect for the institution, a commitment to civil discourse, and the pursuit of truth, rather than ideology. There is no guarantee that this gambit will work; we must defy the left's intimidation.