Smerconish: Time to Cancel Cancel Culture

Like “political correctness” before it, “cancel culture” has become a rallying cry too often associated only with the right. But the fact is, the insanity of social media, the curtailment of free speech, and the failure to even listen to differing viewpoints should alarm the left, the right and the ever-shrinking middle.

That’s why it was refreshing to hear Michael Smerconish – a former Republican, a current independent, and a host an CNN – talk about how destructive – and ultimately ridiculous –┬ácancel culture really is. Check out this interview with Dorian Abbot, a climate scientist who was disinvited from a speaking engagement at MIT.