December 22, 2013

MARK STEYN: The Age of Intolerance: The forces of “tolerance” are intolerant of anything less than full-blown celebratory approval.

Related: Ann Althouse: “I remember the broad 1960s era commitment to free speech. There was a special zeal to protect those who said outrageous things. Today, we’re back to the kind of repression that in the 60s seemed to belong to the 1950s. What the hell happened?” The Baby Boomers turned into The Man. Also, we don’t need an ostensibly-neutral ideal to shelter communists anymore.