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Left-wing zealots have often been prepared to ride roughshod over due process and basic considerations of fairness when they think they can get away with it. For them the ends always seem to justify the means. That is precisely how their predecessors came to create the gulag. – Margaret Thatcher
It appears we are seeing this play out in this week’s news, but it has been a problem for years. Certainly since the Department of Education changed standards on sexual assault accusations on campus.
We do not have to offer our adversaries due process or basic considerations of fairness. It might be easier to win that way. But as Margaret Thatcher observes that path leads to the Gulag. As for those who call up the Gulag, thinking they want it? They often find themselves imprisoned within it.