December 17, 2013
MARK STEYN: A Useful Chap In The Foxhole. “Gee, thanks! As Voltaire said, I disagree with what you say, but I will personally feel a little uneasy when they take away your right to say it. . . . As I learned during my battles in Canada, when it comes to free speech principled lefties are thin on the ground.”
The thing with lefties is that for most of them, tribal loyalty trumps any principle. This is why even vague expressions of unease must be prefaced with statements demonstrating that, first and foremost, one still belongs to the herd.