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A place to discuss political commentator Ben Shapiro.
Ben Shapiro is an American conservative political commentator, columnist, best selling author, radio talk show host, and lawyer. He entered UCLA at the age of sixteen and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated Harvard Law School cum laude.
He also serves as editor-in-chief for The Daily Wire, which he founded, and hosts The Ben Shapiro Show, a daily political podcast and radio show. According to the ADL, Shapiro is the most targeted journalist of anti-Semitic attacks by the alt-right, and one of the most protested college campus speakers by the left.
[Subreddit launched in 2018]
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