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Thursday, April 02, 2009

Intellectual freedom in Canada: Mark Steyn on censorship

Here :
Sometimes you have to pick the lesser of two evils, and, if it’s a choice between offensive gags or massive expansion of state power, no self-respecting citizen should find it difficult working out which is the lesser evil and which is the greater threat. You don’t like the President’s pathetic “joke”? [about the Special Olympics] Hoot and jeer at him. Obama could use more of that. The best response to his suggestion that his 129 bowling score put him in Special Olympics territory came from the Special Olympics bowler Kolan McConiughey who pointed out he’s scored a perfect 300 on three occasions, and he’d be happy to take on Mister Hopeychange any time he wants. That aside, I thought it was a revealing remark: As one of my Quebec readers put it, in Leno veritas. Away from the Telepromptered hopeychangey touchyfeely mush, this President is not cool so much as cold. The PC niceties are skin deep, and this won’t be the first time he gives us a glimpse of the harder man underneath. Unlike Clinton, he doesn’t feel your pain, and he doesn’t care if you know it.
Yes, Mark, but Mr. Hopeychange knows perfectly well that it is not clear that Mr. McConiughey will even have the right to live, after Mr. Hopeychange has finished transforming US society into the image of what he wants it to be.

Go here to find out why he might not.

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