Ed Driscoll

THOSE FREE-SPEAKING BRITS: Andrew Sullivan

THOSE FREE-SPEAKING BRITS: Andrew Sullivan writes:

Here’s what happens when you don’t have a First Amendment. You not only get hauled into jail for insulting someone’s religion, you can’t even run TV commercials making fun of George Bush! An ad which portrayed the allegedly dumb president trying to put a video-cassette into a toaster was ruled too cruel. You could broadcast it on a regular, approved show – but not in an ad. Go figure.

Scroll up for some thoughts on what comes next with regards to Iraq, as well.