Talking Points: Did You See What They Said?

"Yesterday, an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy. We are not afraid, and our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism."— U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, on a heinous ISIS-linked terror attack in London (The New York Times, Thursday) "The first injustice committed in every assault or inappropriate behavior is the act itself, but the second injustice is often the silence of the community surrounding the survivor. We must not be silent anymore, and we must not be afraid to face the very real problems that exist at our university and in society in general."— UT-Austin President Gregory L. Fenves, on news that 15 percent of undergraduate female students surveyed at the University of Texas at Austin said they've been raped (, Thursday)"The movie is saying, 'That's OK,' and all of the kids have to own who they are and find their tribe."— Dean Israelite, director of a new "Power Rangers" movie, on the suggestion that the yellow ranger could be a lesbian (, Monday)   Continue reading...

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