Saturday, 08 May 2010

Linkage

Hey, it worked for the Islamists

Unintended consequences (again, sigh!)  Dept
K.N.:
If freedom of expression is faced with the threat of illegal violence, freedom should be curtailed.

...So now it's ethical to give in to violent mobs.

The Tea Party has gotten beaten up for the past year for embodying a threat of violence that doesn't actually exist.

The lesson we are getting is that maybe it should.  After all, if you want something, the ethical thing is to threaten somone who disagrees with you.

Related:
Ross Douthat:  Not even in South Park?  (HT: Baseball Crank)

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