Over the last two years, I’ve written quite a bit about Alan Dershowitz and another liberal professor, Jonathan Turley.
Why? Because before the election of Donald Trump to the presidency these two men were the go-to legal scholars on the left for networks like CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.
Both Dershowitz and Turley are liberal Democrats, and both men have defended Hillary Clinton and other Democrats in the media in the past. However, both men are also intellectually honest and care (above all) about our legal system. That being the case, both men have run afoul of their liberal friends by pointing out the hypocrisy of the left’s attacks on Donald Trump. Both men have defended Trump from spurious legal attacks, and both men have spent hours pointing out that the Democrats were now doing the exact thing they complained about during the Obama and Clinton years.
For this devotion to truth and intellectual honesty both brilliant legal scholars have been shunned by the left.
It’s gotten so bad that Dershowitz was even recently threatened with a horrible death by a RICH, Elitist New York snob.
I don’t care about parties, I’m invited to too many. But at a party this week on Martha’s Vineyard a woman said, ‘If Dershowitz were here tonight I’d stab him through the heart.’
This is a Martha’s Vineyard woman saying she would stab me through the heart.
Another Martha’s Vineyarder, a professor at MIT, Professor Nicholas Negroponte, who has previously said he wished there were no New York Times and that people only the news that represented their own personal world view so they wouldn’t hear opposing points of view, the same guy who said soon there will be a pill you can swallow and you’ll learn French overnight so you won’t have to go through the process of learning French. He’s leading the campaign to try to get other people to shun me in every way and to not engage with me.
Now they are losing because the vast majority of people, even in Martha’s Vineyard and in Chilmark can’t stand people who try to stop speech and try to stop debate, so it’s backfiring…
I don’t think what you are describing is a liberal phenomenon. I’m a liberal. I think it’s a hard left radical phenomenon. I think liberals still support free speech. Liberals support due process but the Democratic party and the left has been taken over by radicals who have no interest in due process. They are like Negroponte. They only want their truth to prevail. They don’t want any dissent. They don’t want any argument.
It’s happening on university campuses. And when you have professors like Negroponte giving the students the lesson it’s okay not to engage, not to talk to people that you disagree with, it’s a terrible reflection of what is going on in the United States of America.
So put aside Martha’s Vineyard, put aside clam bakes and cocktail parties and put aside what ‘Morning Joe’ was saying. By the way, I challenge ‘Morning Joe’ to have me on the show when he mocks me so that I can respond. It’s easy and kind of unfair to attack somebody and then not give them the opportunity to respond. Let’s see if he has the guts to put me on the show so I can tell his viewers the truth.
Here’s Dershowitz on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson show:
Speaking of MSNBC, here’s the segment where the leftists on MSNBC’s Morning Joe were mocking Dershowitz.
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