“But as I am not a hysteric or a thug, that doesn’t mean that I want him punished for saying things that offend or annoy me. Steyn’s accusers say that Steyn’s writing exposes Canadian Muslims to hatred, suspicion, or contempt. But to what does this prosecution expose them?
“The prosecution establishes that a subset (a small one, I suspect) of Canadian Muslims believe that they should be able to dictate what Canadians say and write and print, and that a portion of the government of Canada is indulging them.
“How should Canadians react to that, if not with suspicion and contempt?”