By Tom Woods
Michael Rectenwald, formerly a professor at New York University, spent his life as a leftist — a self-described Marxist, in fact.
When on Twitter he began to turn against the tactics and behavior we see routinely on the left, particularly on college campuses with their win-by-intimidation tactics, you know what happened: his leftist colleagues took it as an opportunity to examine that behavior carefully and open a dialogue with people of different views.
You know that’s not what happened. That’s never what happens…