Brian Lilley on the Mark Steyn “not guilty but” Muslim lawfare verdict — and the pathetic reaction of Our Moral and Intellectual Superiors in the Canadian Genetic Incest Lottery Media:
I’ve heard from plenty of my colleagues in the media that they believe the system worked; Steyn and Macleans have been found innocent of all claims, they suffered no harm. Wrong. The process is the punishment in this ordeal. In a society where free speech and a free press is protected, no one should fear a government agency investigating your thoughts and words to see if they are approved.
Florida, Washington, Illinois or any of the other states operating similar human rights tribunals could easily follow Canada’s path. Well-meaning politicians, bureaucrats and an activist judiciary willing to set limits on America’s First Amendment right to free speech could soon be declaring that some topics are off limits from critique.
Hence the subtitle of my new book: