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Monday May 23, 2022

The hypocritical NY Times weighs in against the ‘dangerous … threat’ of free speech

Sunday’s editorial page New York Times The 2,500-word defense of independent expression continues, “free speech is under threat.” Welcome, but overdue and hypocritical, given BarThe trend of the last few years is to try to stop this dislike and it cannot be monitored or controlled. And don’t wait for the paper to apologize or acknowledge their role in suppressing free speech.

The paper was provoked by the Left when the editorial was first published on nytimes.com, proving that the Left is no longer a friend of free will. Many are unjustifiably complaining that “cancel the culture” – when conservatives and others who do not follow the liberal line are kicked out of social media, and their bosses press for their dismissal – is okay because it is being done by the government. No, and even qualifies as its own form of protest speech.

The editorial began strongly:

With all the tolerance and enlightenment that modern society demands, Americans are losing a fundamental right as citizens of an independent country: the right to speak their minds and express their views in public, without shame or fear of evasion.

Still Bar The right faults managed to point out more.

অনেকেই .Many on the right, for all their worries about getting rid of the culture, A rapidly changing society has adopted a more extreme version of the ban, legislation that would ban books, suffocate teachers, and discourage open discussion in the classroom.

A casual observation of recent paper products proves that freedom of speech was (until this morning, apparently) a major problem. Times, at least when the speech was assigned by the people with whom it disagreed. Start with an embarrassing cover story in October For 2020 New York Times Magazine By lawyer / professor Emily Bazellon: “… increasingly, constitutional law scholars, as well as sociologists, have begun to question the way we have come to think about the First Amendment guarantee of independence …”

Ex Bar Reporter Taylor Lorenz spread misinformation as a sensitive “hall monitor.” BarWhile others on the tech beat warned of the dangers of unsolicited chat room speeches.

In June 2019, the paper called for “docking” – an op-ed to disclose personal information to private citizens for the purpose of targeted harassment by US customs and border security agents.

The Bar Her true feelings for freedom of speech were rekindled when the newspaper’s resident “child crowd” woke up staff and forced then-opinion editor James Bennett to resign in June 2020 for the courage to publish an op-ed from Sen. Tom Cotton, in the wake of George Floyd’s assassination. Deploy.

And remember the feverish leftist public hand gesture call for an investigation of fascism that is known as the right sign? The paper also ran with that insanity.

Flashforward in 2022, and it warns people of the danger of being forcibly fired from their jobs for expressing certain opinions. Just a little too late.

Christian satire site Babylon bees How humorous, censored-happy technical reporter Kevin Rouge did Huff Bees Calling itself a “satire site” to avoid Facebook’s “fact-checking” program was a kind of dodge, complains Bees “Misinformation in the guise of comedy.”

The list goes on.

One must read Times’ The new editorial closely acknowledges that the so-called liberals are most intolerant of free speech, while the conservatives are more reluctant to speak out in public for fear of a real-world reaction.

Those who identify themselves as Democrats and Liberals have at times shown a high level of support for stopping such speeches.

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