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Free Speech: But not for Condoleezza Rice and Ayaan Hirsi Ali

by | 12th, January 2015

Matthew Continetti nails the free speech phonies:

…the outpouring of support for free speech in the aftermath of the Paris attack coincides with, and partially obscures, the degradation of speech rights in the West. Commencement last year was marked by universities’ revoking of appearances by speakers Condoleezza Rice and Ayaan Hirsi Ali for no other reason than that mobs disagreed with the speakers’ points of view. I do not recall liberals rallying behind Condi and Hirsi Ali then.

Free speech is under the cosh

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