ANOTHER CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER editorializes on Larry Summers:

Small but vocal minorities should not be allowed to halt the free trade of ideas that is so critical to higher education.

And what was Larry Summers going to talk about? Competitiveness.

Plus, the San Jose Mercury News on Stanford’s McCarthyism. “Universities should be paragons for the open exchange of ideas, even if they’re controversial or unpopular. And all connected with private and public university communities should protect that ideal.”