Saturday, January 10, 2015

I am not Charlie-Hebdo...

I am not Charlie-Hebdo...  Here's the first paragraph of an uncomfortable, but totally on-target piece by (of all people!) David Brooks in (of all places!) the New York Times:
The journalists at Charlie Hebdo are now rightly being celebrated as martyrs on behalf of freedom of expression, but let’s face it: If they had tried to publish their satirical newspaper on any American university campus over the last two decades it wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds. Student and faculty groups would have accused them of hate speech. The administration would have cut financing and shut them down.
Read the whole thing...

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