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that's it for today, have a great week and we will see you next fox news sunday. ♪ >> we want to see if we can do something with regard to immigration. with regard to the 800,000 people that are now young people, not children anymore. they were children now they are young people. we want to see if we can do and an solve the daca problem and other immigration problems. >> welcome to "the journal editorial report" i am paul gigot. the president angering some support is that he has a deal with democrats that would help undocumented immigrants.
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wednesdays sitdown with democratic leaders chuck schumer and nancy pelosi follows an agreement last week to increase the debt limit and finance the government until mid december. is either deal good for republicans and will the bipartisanship i extended tax reform create less ask dan henninger, and jillian melchior and jason riley. jason, what to make of this bipartisan -- >> how long will this last week we will see. who knows? even with the deal on the immigrants. on the daca, so-called dreamers.we are getting different messages depending on who you are talking to. donald trump says we are not as close as nancy pelosi and chuck schumer but we are close. but we will see. i think in terms of
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immigration, they should make a deal. i think these dreamers are very popular. much more popular than the president frankly. but also, the restriction, the immigration restrictions in the publican party do not represent the republican party good let alone the country when it comes to dealing with people here illegally. i think this will be a very popular thing for the president and it would also give them a chance to do something that neither george w. bush nor barack obama was able to accomplish. and donald trump likes to get a compliment. he likes that he likes to get things done.>> suggested we define who we are talking about here.700,000 or so people that were brought here as minors. their parents or relatives, they did not have a legal entry by themselves. but now they are stuck here and may not even know anything about the countries to which they could be deported. so there is a real humanitarian
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concern here. and donald trump feels that. he has talked about it personally. but is there a larger strategy here? that you can detect with him going on? political? >> i'm skeptical of a larger political strategy here. i think he is not an ideological guy in a way. [laughter] >> that is for sure! >> that makes it difficult but you are right. when it comes to dreamers they are the most sympathetic cause. they do not break the law. they have two pass background checks. 87 percent are working on going to college either the best and the brightest that we want to keep your pewter think you see a large public support. so maybe if it is not ideology motivating donald trump at least it is this. >> let's look at the politics a little bit. after this decision was announced, the day after, it was not a decision. but the meeting with nancy pelosi and chuck schumer. >> some common ground. >> there may be human of the donald trump and then signal he wanted to do something about
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the dreamers. the anti-immigrant restriction is right went insane! ballistic! donald trump is done, see things that he's finished his base has collapsed, i think these are the people who are actually out there on thin ice. donald trump is doing these deals for one reason i would say. and that was the failure of the healthcare reform bill. to help their reform bill if eldon house because the freedom caucus opposed it and would not let it go through. many members of the freedom caucus are anti-immigrant restriction is. these are the people i think for suddenly isolated by donald trump. whether there is a grand plan or not, i don't know. but if he succeeds in the country in doing a deal on the dreamers, i think their base is the one that is in trouble. >> i think that dan is right about donald trump looking at the failure in healthcare saying i cannot trust the republicans here. so if i can't do alone, what alternative do i have? i have to see if there is
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another way to get things done. >> he wants to do more than immigration appeared he wants tax reform odyssey.this will be pushing it on tax reform. there are still a lot of positions out there. also, he has to worry about republican voters. and the republican congress. presumably, voters gave republicans majority of the house and senate because they wanted a republican agenda advanced, not obama's third term.so there's only so much dealmaking i think he will be able to do with the other side that his caucus will allow him to get away with. he has to be wary of going too far in this direction. >> i think i agree with that because on taxes for example, is chuck schumer going to allow a reduction in tax rates? is he going to allow especially the upper income levels. will he allow the estate tax to be repealed?111 corporate tax rate to go from 35 to even 20? much less 15. i do not seem agreeing to any of that. in fact, i see chuck schumer saying mr. president, have a
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deal for you. we will give you a cut in the corporate rate, you raise taxes on your buddies, the big shots on wall street. >> there playing up the tax cuts for the rich angle. i really think democrats have done a good job playing from a position of weakness. dominating the messaging here. i do think that there is a potential for them to put together infrastructure spending that may be one place where they come together.but here we have this legendary negotiator coming in and the deal he made, that sense of a very inconvenient deadline for republicans. >> this is what you're talking in december where he postponed the debt ceiling and the government funding decision for two or three months until december. now they are all meeting at once. and republicans fear this will give democrats more leverage to drive a bigger spending bargain. >> absolutely and it is a distraction when they're trying
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to communicate. they're facing this deadline that is very difficult. i think it is not a great deal. >> minimum kumbaya. well may come back, as the president pays a visit to florida's hurricane ravaged the gulf coast. a look at the government's response to hurricane irma and hurrican hi...so i just got off the phone with our allstate agent, and i know that we have accident forgiveness. so the incredibly minor accident that i had tonight- four weeks without the car. okay, yup. good night. with accident forgiveness your rates won't go up just because of an accident. switching to allstate is worth it. tech: when you schedule with safelite autoglass, you get a text when we're on our way. you can see exactly when we'll arrive. i'm micah with safelite. customer: thanks for coming, it's right over here. tech: giving you a few more minutes for what matters most. take care. kids singing: safelite® repair, safelite® replace. you myour joints...thing for your heart... or your digestion...
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scenes in the florida keys and on the other hand a lot of damage, ason much as 40 billionr more, maybe maybe 10 for harvey. what do you make of the overall government response here to these disasters? >> well, from the distance from us up here in the north, it's almost hard to imagine what happened. magine what happens. first harvey had southern texas. an extraordinary hurricane, it set over houston for days dumping an enormous amount of water. then hurrican irma comes up across the whole of florida. i think by and large, the government's response has been excellent and i think basically we have learned a lot here. there is all of this talk about evacuation. they're not necessarily being evacuating up to new yorkers of the vision get out of your house, go into an elementary school or a hotel.
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buildings that can withstand almost any hurricane. i had friends in florida who left their home on the golf and sarasota. they went to an elementary school. >> the view from the shelter. >> as a result, a lot of people survived. they had downed lines, downed trees and so forth. governor rick scott was on television around-the-clock just the way he should be. telling people what had happened. keep in mind paul, while this is happening, while people are sheltering in place there are thousands of workers, policemen, firemen, utility workers out there on the front line actually trying to mitigate the worst damage. putting their lives at risk. it was an extraordinary effort i think by the people of texas and florida to minimize the damage. >> and we know, one reason we know things have gone reasonably well is that there is not a lot of press coverage about this or that terror. if there was, this one worst
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thing was the deaths in the senior home this week because apparently they got overheated. people do not take care of that. that is a criminal investigation. but overall, the lesson here, maybe fema has learned some lessons, repositioning things in advance. you get people on the ground first. the private sector has learned some things you have to keep the phone lines going and which is so crucial. >> yes i think we saw fema get in much earlier here. we saw the national guard getting in, people are able to communicate and listen to their political leaders much earlier on. i think one thing that was extraordinary, we are talking about media coverage, social media in, the response of the public coming together and supporting each other. i think it is something that, as we have a very divided country this is very reassuring. this is american civil society at its best and american public
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workers at their best. >> jason, has been from the top down. >> the vice president of the president, members of the cabinet. everyone seems to be have stepped up here. i think that is very encouraging. i also, you know there's been a lot of devastation and i think the recovery will happen. it will not happen at the same pace everywhere. i mean look at the city like houston, it is bigger, it is richer, it is not only an energy hub but you have an education sector. medical healthcare there that may come back a lot faster than a place that depends on tourism for a lot of this gdp. so i think the recovery will happen. but we will not see it happening -- >> one thing about houston, obviously a few weeks ago now but the energy industry is, i mean the refineries which are down there, a huge chunk of the american oil and refining industry are there.it is back up and you know remember all
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the stories were talking about how gas prices will go up. it went up a little bit but i think it was as bad as we thought. and your point about it helps if you're wealthy. by that i don't mean individuality but society wealthy. , they have the money to spend. and. >> we saw that in the caribbean. lots of poor countries that haven't set up as these tours paradises. the devastation is larger than their gdp paul. so obviously they have a lot more catching up to do. we spoke earlier about immigrant labor in some of these places. we are seeing a lot of talk about worker shortages in places like texas. 11 people in the construction industry left after the housing boom and have not come back yet. contractors are saying we need workers. almost one third of the texas construction industry are illegal workers. >> donald trump could waive the id requirements. >> he could help.
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questioning from the senate democrats last week during the confirmation hearings of the notre dame law professor who president trump is nominated for the seventh circuit court of appeals. a practicing catholic faith a barrage of questions about her faith with senator dick durbin asking she was quote an orthodox catholic. and senator al franken accusing
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her of appearing before a hate group or a speech she made to a religious liberty group. this is a senator dianne feinstein during last week's hearing. >> dogma and large two different things. and i think whatever religion is, it has its own dogma. the law is totally different. and i think in your case, professor, when you read your speeches, the conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you. >> john garvey is the president of the catholic university of america and amy barrett's former law professor. welcome, great to have you. >> thank you, it is nice to be here. >> you cowrote an article with professor barrett that was in
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that hearing. it was about the issues that a person of faith who is a judge must confront. what were you trying to say in that article? >> it was entitled catholic judges in cases but it is not a problem unique to catholics. there are many others besides catholics in many of the churches that oppose the death penalty as well but it was about with somebody who has that sort of religious conviction should do when she is a judge acting in a case where she is obliged to impose the death penalty. people of conscience will face that. >> where do you come out in that? >> in a funny place in one way. the problem was much more complicated than we suppose. there is a lot of work that conscientious judges can do in capital cases. especially judges that do not present this sort of problem that we imagine but -- not because you are dealing with facts but because of the lot.
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>> not necessarily but they may be asked whether a source that resulted in evidence that convicted the defendant was conducted in violation of the fourth amendment. city not on the propriety or of the death penalty but in cases where there is a real conflict, the position we took was that it is proper for the judge that they should in fact recuse himself as a federal statute that allows for recusal in that situation and they said that's what she should do. >> isn't that what you want? >> it is what you want. >> you do not want a judge to be defendant or plaintiff. he did not want them to say i will not recruit myself even if they do have something as a religious bias. >> you often hear that judges should cheat a little bit in order to bring about the state of affairs that they desire. but the legal system is a just and good arrangement and judges often try to preserve the purity might be different if you were a judge in nazi germany. >> i guess the question is a more practical one, if you are
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somebody who has a deep moral faith and you, it causes you to have to take yourself out, recuse yourself, death penalty case, abortion cases, gay marriage, a fair number of these issues. then i guess a question would be, can you really do your job as a judge? can you be a judge? >> a question worth asking. in one of the things we we discovered is how seldom the sort of conflict will actually present itself. in the case of federal judges that you know there are just a handful of executions in the last 50 years. so it is not a problem that will arise all that frequently. i think the questioning was not really about the death penalty i think it was about abortion and same-sex marriage. >> that is the real backdrop. what do you think about the 10 hour and focus of the questioning on this issue of, i guess it is the death of her catholic belief, as one put it, orthodox catholic. i do not know i am a catholic i do not know if that is not
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redundant or but the point is, what do you think, was that appropriate? >> i think it was disappointing. there was an implicit suggestion that religious convictions are somehow are to be treated differently from other deep convictions that people come to the court with. >> such as? >> such as they appointed thurgood marshall because he would help with all kinds of issues. someone who arrives at the supreme court or another federal courtship will be someone of middle age who is formed a lot of opinions in his or her life. and someone who arrives with a -- there was evidence of lack of qualification, not a lack of bias.>> so you hear the phrase from senator feinstein. dogma lives loudly.
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what you think she meant by that? >> i think she meant professor barrett may have had a certain set of convictions that she disagreed withand -- >> a different dogma. >> not the one she's hurt -- herself has subscribed to. >> is it a question of catholic belief or muslim belief or any belief or any faith in a judge? you have people who cite the constitution saying that there should be no religious test for office. i'm not sure they cross that line but did they cross a line by even raising this issue and saying, suggesting the implication that if you are a firm believer, maybe should stay off the bench. >> are genetically want to disqualify firm believers of conscious people serving. there are precisely the people we want to serve on the judiciary. >> and why? >> because people who believe in the law and are committed to justice are the sorts of people whose judgments we want.
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and in cases it's important where life and death are at stake.>> and you i gather, would support professor barrett. >> wholeheartedly. i wrote a letter of recommendation for her to justice antonin scalia for whom she served. i wrote the recognition that red deer justice and is great, and me barrett is the best student i've ever had. [laughter] >> and again, she clerked for justice antonin scalia and silverman on the d.c. circuit. it is hard to get a better pair of judges. >> yes and hard to get someone who is marked principled, intelligent, just a perfect role model for somebody who ought to be a federal judge. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. >> still ahead, the democrats past and future. hillary clinton looks back on her failed presidential bid in her new book. and bernie sanders sarah is a fifth-grade teacher. when it comes to molding young minds, nobody does it better. she also builds her own fighting robots. destroy.
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you want to know where the democratic party is going, look no further than vermont senator bernie sanders who pointed the way wednesday with his proposal for a complete government takeover of healthcare. 15 democratic senators endorsed his medicare for all plan including possible 2020 presidential candidate elizabeth warren, harris and booker. we are back with dan heninger, jason riley and jillian melchior. what do you think heller because he wrote this book? >> i think at some level she owed it to her supporters to explain to them why she thinks she lost the race. and that is still a hot topic of debate when she lost. it is very divided in the party. and i think she says this is my -- >> here is her estimation, james comey, obama, the media, everybody but me! [laughter] >> demonic to make a case for
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hillary clinton in 2020 based on this book? >> i am not that lucky. >> hillery must have used the word progressive a thousand times in his book describing herself. she also spends a lot of time charging and tearing down bernie sanders is not a real democrat. how could hillary clinton possibly think that she can run in 2020? i think it has a lot to do with our political culture. first we have the clinton machine and secondly, think about the media. the prospect of the rematch. the thriller in manila. hillary versus donald shall begin. a lot of politics is entertainment now in this country and i think it would be irresistible to a lot of people. i know a progressive with opposes and i know it is a long shot but i am convinced that she is thinking back there, that she has a chance to get back in and defeat donald trump. it would be the biggest presidential election ever! >> so jillian, another kind of question that hillery, about
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her comment to shiva for the bernie sanders really did hurt her by staying in the race as long as he did? >> well, i think the best thing i've heard about this book all week is that it has the question and the answer on the question bid what happened to hillary rodham clinton? people do not like her. democrats did not like her. i think if the democratic party it is there probably put her up when obviously they saw this populace with bernie sanders it is ironic in the same week that she is putting the book out, bernie sanders is the one dictating the future of the democratic party. >> but did he hurt her by staying too long? that is her case. when she ran against obama in 2008 she got out. she knew she could not win. bernie stayed in until the bitter end. >> he did. >> did that hurt? >> i think it did. i think democrats also need to answer for how the system is put in the established candidate. it'd been under john -- gop rule bernie sanders would have
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gotten that -- >> we talked about when pollsters redo head-to-head. bernie against larry, bernie against paul, bernie always came in first. he came in first in the head-to-head including against donald trump. when he is aware of that. there is some sort of mysterious base of support out there with bernie sanders message and that is why he is out there. he says he will visit every state in the union selling medicare for all. >> was talk about medicare for all. i think this is going to be his signature issue. he is running in 2020 i believe. and i think this will be his signature issue. it is something he believes in firmly.and a few years ago, this would have been considered you know if can't touch this! you'll be accused of being a socialist. now, you know -- >> it might as well be a litmus test now. and when you name lawmakers
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that have lined up right behind bernie sanders, i think that is the progressive litmus test. bernie sanders has pulled the party toward him. it is not hillary clinton's party. you know it is not bill clinton's party. this is a very different democratic party. it is much more progressive and i think they all think we all need street credibility if they want to play in 2020. and pushing for you notwithstanding the record that this thing happens. i mean we have the vermont experiments, we have the colorado referendum, neither one went very well.bernie thinks this is what this is longing for. >> and again, on that point jillian, if republicans are, if they have failed on obamacare as they have, and they do not do anything about obamacare, we know the exchanges will get worse. when a premium cost will go up. no choices will go down for a lot of people. this creates an opening for single-payer. >> it actually does. i think it makes it all that more tragic that the gop has
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wanted this opportunity to pass a bill before. i think carl pointed out that one transit impact is the end of vanilla democrats that think it has given bernie sanders everything social brand and you opening. >> the reclaimed socialist brand. [laughter] >> it was so great! it is wonderful in cuba. democrats gained so much ground when they rebranded themselves from left-wing to progressive's. suddenly, progressive is just being replaced by the s word. company will want to but there is a i am a socialist? like bernie sanders. >> he is making it cool. >> that's the point! it is cool with people under 30. don't you think? no? >> under 23. [laughter] >> in some cases it is 30. >> do not get john mccain's
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college campuses. acknowledging that it is an issue we are not getting right. as the divorce spends months not only meeting with assault survivors and college administrators but also students who say they were wrongly accused. and punish under the obama initiations enforcement of title ix. the federal law that covers such cases. robert is the executive director of the foundation for individual rights in education and author of the book, twisting title ix. so welcome, good to have you here. let's start before we get to secretary devos and her new policy, what was wrong with the old system? >> well, the old system made a trade-off that we think people need to be made, they tried to trade the right of people who are accused in order to try to create a system that it was felt would be more comfortable for victims and survivors. to use in order to come
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forward. unfortunately, what it did was, would everyone have predicted who knows something about due process. when you reduce due process, when you reduce the protections for the accusers start to get better decisions and you start to get less careful versions of justice. and that is what we saw happen. >> just to be specific, the due process changes involved for let's be specific, when i think was changing the boundaries of evidence needed to find somebody guilty from beyond a reasonable doubt to the preponderance of evidence. which is a much lower standard. >> that's right. for the first time the federal government said, all schools who get federal funding, which is all of the public or private schools.how to use the evidence standard which is a 50 percent plus a better standard of certainty. school before they had been free to use various standards. another thing that they did was discourage the use of
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cross-examination. >> so the accused would not have had the ability to cross examine a witness necessarily which is a fundamental right obviously of the defense in this country. so what do you think of secretary devos and the fix? >> i think it does indeed need to be rescinded. i think in consideration of due process, it is long overdue here. there is no reason we cannot both have due process. the procedural protections that you and i would expect if we went even into traffic court for these much more serious offenses on college campuses. there is no reason we can't do that and also serve the needs of the victims and survivors. >> she is also going to do the same rulemaking not just a letter. initially there will be a letter but ultimately will be a formal rule unlike the administration before which just issued this letter which allows you to evade that public comment period of 90 days. that we really, at that ought
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to be attending new rules. >> that's right. one of the real problems with incrementing the april 4, 2011 letter we are talking about is because it sort of, it was sprung on universities and certainly uncivil -- on civil liberties like us if not things may have been different. >> if you are a college administrator, you get the letter. i mean i have heard from many of them. we had to go this direction and towards the preponderance of evidence standard to limiting due process. if we didn't there was an explicit prep that they would take away college funding. are these administrators going to be free now? two changes standard and restore due process? >> that seems likely. the question will be, whether or not they are going to go ahead and actually restore the due process. obviously there will still be
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under a lot of political pressure. from folks that do not want the due process protections. but at least the government will have gotten out of the way. it is not sufficient but it is a necessary step to restore due process on campus. >> what do you think, the former vice president came out with a very tough statement saying that this is actually denial of rights. denial of protection. when protecting women on campus and this downgrades protections for sexual assault. what is your response to that? >> well, we are busy disagree with the vice president.we think it is very important that victims of sexual assault have protections but a dear colleague letter which as he said, did not even go through it certainly doesn't have the force of law, it is not fundamental to the operation of title ix. we can make sure that people do not supper sex discrimination on campus including sexual assault without this role by
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letter that the secretary says is over. >> and some other comments, the vice president -- one things that have been cheered by that there is a relatively modest counter reaction to this. it has not been as loud and critical as i might have thought. i wonder if you think, you look at the american university, the culture. is there some recognition even on the part of the left that this effort in the vomit demonstrations went too far and was unfair? >> i think there is a recognition of that. these are very traditional values that are honestly not a partisan issue. people on the left and the right think it is important princes to have a presumption of innocence. they put out a recent survey will become of the top 50 schools, nearly 75 percent of them do not presume sin is innocent when they are accused of things like this. that is not a partisan issue. that is a popular issue. >> all right thank you robert good to have you here. let me come back, uc berkeley
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faces the first test of its renewed commitment to free speech on campus. in this week's speech by if you've been struggling with belly pain and constipation, and you're overwhelmed by everything you've tried-- all those laxatives, daily probiotics, endless fiber-- it could be wearing on you. tell your doctor what you've tried, and how long you've been at it. linzess works differently from laxatives. linzess treats adults with ibs with constipation or chronic constipation. it can help relieve your belly pain and lets you have more frequent and complete bowel movements that are easier to pass. do not give linzess to children less than six and it should not be given to children six to less than eighteen. it may harm them. don't take linzess if you have a bowel blockage. get immediate help if you develop unusual or severe stomach pain, especially with bloody or black stools. the most common side effect is diarrhea, sometimes severe. if it's severe, stop taking linzess and call your doctor right away. other side effects include gas,
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the center of the debate over free speech on campus after protests broke out thursday at an appearance by former breitbart editor ben shapiro. at least nine people were arrested and estimated $600,000 spent on security for the event. this week's protest alone attacked by an activist on a right wing demonstrators car last month. in a speech by controversial blogger milo yiannopoulos was canceled when anarchists stormed the campus breaking
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windows and setting fires. we are back with dan henninger, jillian melchior and jason riley. jillian, it looks like it was not as bad as people feared at berkeley. what happened? >> i think what happened was the chancellor is committed to free speech. he said the university had a moral and legal obligation -- that did not come cheap. they spent $600,000. they have police and from all 10, the university of california campuses. they were able to proceed. there were arrests. i think we've seen that if colleges are going to protect their free speech it will be expensive. >> and she had to essentially disagree and stand up against the berkeley mayor. who had wanted the whole free-speech week event to be shut down. >> that was absolutely shameful. he was calling for the university to shut it down saying that basically these speakers were inviting violent protests. and to think maybe berkeley is the best position university to
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educate him about victim living there this is classic. i expect progressives to be all over this. >> but there was, this, does he deserve some credit here? -- does she deserve some credit here? she is no conservative but she standing up and saying that we must represent a defense of free speech. she said you know the answer to this is more speech. because i love your comments are free speech. i think she was also profound when she said in a resilience. she was noting what she is hearing from students is that what she's hearing is that speech that offends us, that hurts our feelings is the equivalence of violence. and unfortunately, that is an idea that a lot of young college activists are embracing. i think what we are seeing at berkeley is that you have a generation coming out that does not appreciate free-speech but obviously this is symbolic. >> and it is very dangerous.
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>> it is very dangerous. >> to think that there is a younger generation that thinks that free speech, which is in the constitution for a reason, it is like tierney. it is somehow now suspect could lead in turn to tierney. >> yes, it is not just it is free-speech certainly and but this is not just about people like a breitbart editor speaking at berkeley. there's also the issue of academic increase, the foundation of the western system and the progress we've had. >> since the enlightenment. >> says the enlightenment. and when jillian is describing is a new idea that some of the things that professors do or say is defined as violent against certain protected groups. also when professors have noisy how they have offended impure but these clips simply refused to allow the teachers to teach. and often they're trying to drive them up campuses. i think people like the
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chancellor at berkeley, there is a growing understanding across academia that this is become a threat to their very existence. their ability to do what they do as professors. >> on that point, we have seen a few people fight back. the university of chicago for example. the issue statement of principles that -- at purdue, some others. finally saw the liberal academy, the liberal in the classic sense of free exchange, some of them are beginning to fight back. >> sure, some are. >> i would like to see a lot more. i spent a fair month of time speaking on college campuses. i would like to see a lot more of it than i do. i would also like to see pushback from democrats and liberal politicians. i think they're treating these groups with gloves.as a part of their base, the core of the resistance. for donald trump we saw how minority leader nancy pelosi
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came out. she took her time coming out and announcing but she did. announcing them by name but we have not seen a whole lot of that. and i think we should. i think this group is to know that they will be isolated on all sides. >> just like the radical right would be isolated. >> okay we have to take one tech: when you schedule with safelite autoglass, you get a text when we're on our way. you can see exactly when we'll arrive. i'm micah with safelite. customer: thanks for coming, it's right over here. tech: giving you a few more minutes for what matters most. take care. kids singing: safelite® repair, safelite® replace. adult 7+ promotes alertness and mental sharpness in dogs 7 and older. (ray) the difference has been incredible. she is much more aware. she wants to learn things. (vo) purina pro plan bright mind. nutrition that performs.
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because they are catholic. >> there was a fraternity that hung a banner that said free tours were available. this got reported to the entitlement office student affairs for the condemned this as harassment. i think we've created a climate where fraternities are welcoming people in and it was a sexual offense. >> my was not a sexual offense? >> because young women could come in encouraging rape culture. >> yikes!>> the monument misses just keep piling up. this is an activist in new york to face -- defaced a statue. meanwhile at the university of virginia on tuesday the draped a sign saying racist on a statue of thomas jefferson. who incidentally ran and brought the declaration of independence. and a hit to teresa sullivan's said that was a desecration of
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sacred ground. we need more pushback like that. >> thank you all. remember, if you have your own hit or miss be sure to tweet it to us. that is it for this show. thank you to my panel and thank you for walking. i am paul gigot, i hope to see you here next week. we start with a fox news alert. the president getting ready to depart bedminster new jersey momentarily.he is heading for new york city ahead of his first united nations general assembly address with will occur on tuesday. his top advisers to the issuance of new warnings to north korea. after regime dictator, kim jong-un vowed to continue his weapons programs saying that his country is nearing its goal with what he calls, military equilibrium with the us. and you know the president certainly will address his threat at the united nations for. >> good afternoon. >> the president

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