Bollinger Blew It
Bollinger had a tough challenge and he did not handle it well.
Columbia University has a lot of rich and generous Jewish alumni. Columbia University also has a huge appetite for gifts.
So, Bollinger had a serious problem. A loudmouthed, notorious anti-Semite had been invited to speak.
How did Bollinger handle conflicting objectives of appearing to favor freedom of speech and pleasing his Jewish benefactors?