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From the Pen of David Horowitz: September 16, 2010

Posted on September 16 2010 6:45 am
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As soon as I began to speak, the anti-Horowitz demonstrations started. The second row of seats had been entirely occupied by members of ACT-UP the militant AIDS organization that had made headlines by bursting into a mass at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral and throwing condoms on the altar. To my event they brought giant white signs with black lettering, which they now thrust into the air in response to each statement I made. This sea of signs served to block the podium I was speaking from, screaming in giant capital letters: “LIES!”, “PIG” “BIGOT” As if this were not enough of a statement, when especially provoked individual activists would leap out of their chairs to rant at the podium.

The first blast of the heckling threw me off balance: “What’s the matter with you?” I said to them. “I’m a conservative and I’ve come all the way to Portland to defend your rights to be who you are. Why are you trying to prevent me from speaking? Are you nuts?” This was oil on the fire, so I tried a different tack: “This is a university. If we can’t have reasoned and civil discourse here, where could such a dialogue take place? You’ll have plenty of time in the question period to make your statements. Why don’t you just let me say my piece and perhaps learn something?” The signs went into the air: LIES! PIG! BIGOT!

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