The Telegraph has a humor item from one of the more advanced educational Gulags across the pond.
A student union has banned a university Conservative society from using its social media accounts – because they challenged its position on free speech.
Lincoln Universityâ€™s Conservative Society has been censored by its student union after it posted an image online showing that the university had been ranked â€œvery intolerantâ€ on free speech in a recent survey.
In response, the Studentsâ€™ Union swiftly suspended the societyâ€™s social media accounts, on the grounds that highlighting the universityâ€™s ranking had brought it into disrepute.
However, the decision has been met with widespread derision from social media users and Lincoln MP Karl McCartney, who said that union officials should be â€œashamedâ€.
“This intolerant, illiberal and totalitarian response is akin to something out of the Soviet Union or North Korea rather than a place for learning and debate,â€ he said.
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