(THE COLLEGE FIX) — Imagine if The New York Times published a piece by a conservative academic in which the theme is the author teaching his white children that friendships with black people may not be possible.

Imagine, too, that part of the author’s reasoning was being worried about his children’s safety.

It wouldn’t happen, of course — that is, the Times actually publishing such a piece. But a similar article was written over five years ago, and the result was author John Derbyshire being ousted from National Review.

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