...unless we have to tolerate the intolerant.
Yes, those on the left wing that seem to honor tolerance above all values just can't tolerate those they view as intolerant. According to STLToday.com, when Washington University announced it would award an honorary degree to Phyllis Schlafly (president and founder of Eagle Forum), several WU law professors called on the university to rescind that decision. In addition, some students publicized their intent to turn their backs to the stage when Schlafly is honored. For more read Schlafly controversy proves her continuing relevance. Despite the protest and some weasel words from WU, they evidently tolerated both Schafly and the protestors and did what they had decided to do.