Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Both the left and right are destroying free speech

"If you think President Trump is really opposing the Left on political correctness and free speech, you are MISTAKEN," argues Gregory Salmieri.

I think you’re totally misoriented if you see him as a response in the opposite direction of political correctness; it’s the same direction, it’s just on behalf of a certain group — of marginalised white people who are offended by certain things as opposed to other people who are offended by certain things.
But both sides are seeing certain views as beyond the pale and therefore not to be discussed, and [both sides] are thinking of ways to use the apparatus of the state to prevent that...