Will They Never Stop Tying to Censor You?

I can’t say that I’m familiar with any Republican efforts to advance hate speech as a tool for suppression anywhere, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist or that the Right isn’t capable. Humans are flawed beings who’d rather not have to explain or defend ideas. The desire to limit the opposition to them is not unnatural.

History warns us that governments (almost always comprised of ambitious people) will inevitably resort to the force (of law and arms at their disposal) to protect their ideas from criticism. And that the institutional protection (from government force) of opposing ideas is very rare. | More…

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