Last May in this space, we wrote about Frederick M. Lawrence, the spineless, mendacious, and politically correct president of Brandeis University, and his decision to rescind an invitation to the Somali-born American activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to receive an honorary degree and address the graduating class. Lawrence cravenly bowed to pressure from the university’s Muslim student organization, abetted by some sympathetic faculty (shameful fact: 85 of 350 signed a petition describing Hirsi Ali as “a notorious Islamophobe” and demanding the invitation be withdrawn). That malevolent farce was orchestrated behind the scenes by CAIR, the Council on American Islamic Relations. As we noted, some innocent people assume that CAIR is the Muslim equivalent of the Knights of Columbu ...