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Former president Bill Clinton, the man who once campaigned against her husband, called Bush”a remarkable woman” with “grit grace, brains beauty.” Another former president, Barack Obama,said she had “humility and decency that reflects the very best of the American spirit.”

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For others, the sin was more basic: She had spoken ill of the dead.

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Jarrar laughed at them.

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On Wednesday, Castrotold the Bee that Jarrar’s comments were “beyond free speech. This was disrespectful.”

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“While we respect the right to free speech, even objectionable speech, Jarrar’s statements are her own and do not reflect the values Canada Goose Parka of LitHop or Fresno City College,” the statement said. “We acknowledge the severity of her statements and take canadian goose jacket very seriously the concerns expressed throughout the community. The safety of each individual, including Jarrar’s, and all members of the LitHop and Fresno City College community is our paramount concern. We do not support violence or threats on social media or elsewhere; rather, we value civil discourse and look forward to the necessary healing ahead.”

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Fresno Stateoriginally responded to the controversy with a statement byCastro thatsaid canada goose Jarrar’s words were “obviously contrary to the core values of our University” but that they “were made as a private citizen.”

On Wednesday, on talk radio station KMJ, the university president told host Canada Goose Outlet Ray Appleton:”I want all of your listeners to know that I condemn the tone, substance and timing of Dr. Jarrar’s comments on Twitter last night. I want that to be unambiguous. And how do I feel? I was shocked, upset, appalled just like everybody else.”.

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