Liberal free-speech hypocrisy

Keene, David
September 2007
Hill;9/25/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 110, p41
The author reflects on the problem of liberal free speech in the U.S. which notes that majority of America's liberals no longer believe others. He argues that everyone believes in his own right to protection under the First Amendment, but few seem willing to come to defense of those they find tacky, obnoxious or wrong. He states that the ranks of the most overt rhetorical champions of free speech include some who are perfectly willing to stand up for those they agree.


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