Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The modern censors

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There was a time when the left held marches to demand free speech, while the right (especially the religious right) was banning, stifling and propping up the Censor’s Office.

Now, not so much. Right around the western world, offend the easily-offended–all-too easy to inadvertently do, as many victims of the Twitterati and the campus cops here and elsewhere have discovered--and you’ll find the marchers coming to get you, your job, and your family.

As everyone knows, there’s a long list of things you probably shouldn’t say at dinner parties. Now, there’s a long list of things you mustn’t say, or even think, let alone draw

John Stossel spoke this week to the people (in the US) who did it anyway, and to those those who defend making their lives hell for it.

As always with Stossel, this is good stuff.

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