Washington Post: First Amendment ‘Should not Protect Hateful Speech’
Condoning anti-speech legislation is no different than promoting blasphemy legislation. Americans and all people of good will must fight against speech suppression of any kind.
Appeasement does not
work, Mr. Strengel. Speech suppression most certainly does not work. This
author imagines that Strengel would have similarly condemned Winston
Churchhill's pre-war rhetoric, clutching his pearls that his words would
inflame the "moderate" Nazis.