Down With Free Speech

Brilliant piece on the current and very real threat to free speech by Sam White – I love his writing and he’s one of my favourite people on Twitter.

Up All Night

The cry from the left is unmistakable now: free speech is dangerous, and to support it marks you out as a suspicious individual. Naturally, you wouldn’t want to be added to any hit lists of people who favour free expression, so best just to grab a pitchfork and hope the mob doesn’t intuit your thought crimes.

A particular favourite of vapid hipster conformists is to implicitly support the de facto reinstatement of blasphemy laws. You have to be very careful with this one though. Stick up for the wrong religion and you’ll be thrown to the wolves. Crucially, to be part of this odd crowd, you must be fearfully respectful only of Izlam and the Prophet MacHamed, while showing utter contempt for the stupid bloody Christians and their church fetes.

The choice way to broadcast your subscription to the fashionably authoritarian new-left mindset is to wait for the next jihadi…

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5 thoughts on “Down With Free Speech

  1. Excellent! Thank you to your friend.
    So you know: the French Conseil d’Etat has moved to remove the cross above a statue of John-Paul II in Ploërmel, Brittany, as a religious symbol incongruent with the separation of church and state… It has also ruled against placing “crêches de Noël” in city halls in France. For the same reason. Grrrrr.

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      1. The problem is only the far right complains about it, which… obviously makes it worse. I think the more we spread such opinions, among sensible people, maybe it will stop. (But I have my doubts)

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