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.