Smathers, the Editor in chief of the Daily Cardinal was quoted, defending his decision in publishing the advertisement:
I believe that what we did was the ethical decision,” Smathers said. “I have a very strong belief in the rationality of this campus community.”
If you were in his position, what would your decision have been?
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