When Is Free Speech “Too Free?”
Bill Quick

Some news sites cracking down on over-the-top comments – The Washington Post

Faced with the unbounded id of anonymous readers who can’t resist posting nasty comments under online articles, some news sites are taking steps to rein in the verbal bile. And some, tired of the mess that occurs when free speech gets a little too free, are ending reader comments altogether.

Yeah, this is a typical WaPo lefty hack.  You just gotta watch out for when free speech gets “too free.”

The First Amendment was only intended to protect speech that everybody approves of.

(I know, the First isn’t involved in this specific situation, but the gang of lefties at WaPo would certainly like to see those liberties infringed when their enemies try to exercise them).

 

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About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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