Ed Driscoll

You Better Watch Yourself

Elizabeth Scalia (aka, The Anchoress) emailed a great observation: the left went into self-parodic spasms of outrageously outraged faux-anger immediately after 9/11 when Ari Fleisher said, “all Americans need to watch what they say?” As Elizabeth notes, “Now they’re firing people for not being careful enough about what they say.”

Hey, remember years ago, when self-described liberals used to reflexively quote Voltaire? Note who’s paraphrasing him these days.

Meanwhile, in Canada, “Mark Steyn banned from speaking after Muslims complain, say organizers.”