In the modern world, where intellectual debate is an antique, gathering dust in the attic, we embark on a journey through the treacherous landscape of cancel culture and wokeism, where opinions are treated like contraband. Dissent is met with a cacophony of moral indignation.

In the recent circus of congressional hearings, Presidents of esteemed institutions like Harvard, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania found themselves caught in the sniper’s crosshairs of an unrelenting barrage of scrutiny.

Rightfully so, I should dare say.

The question that loomed over their heads like a dark storm cloud: Can one call for the genocide of Jews on their campuses and get away with it? The answer, my friends, is a twisted tale of evasive answers and a dangerous descent into the abyss of political correctness.

The question was simple, or so it seemed: “Does calling for the genocide of Jews violate your respective school’s code of conduct on bullying or harassment?” A straightforward question, one might think, but in the convoluted world of cancel culture, nothing is ever clear-cut.

None of the university leaders had the audacity to utter a straightforward “yes” or “no.” Instead, they danced around the issue with the grace of seasoned politicians, employing a linguistic ballet that would make George Orwell proud. “It would depend on the circumstances and conduct,” they said, as if the call for genocide could somehow be justified under certain conditions. It’s as if we’ve entered an alternate reality where words are meaningless, and morality is relative.

In the New York Times coverage, the same leaders appeared to evade the very essence of the question: