November 30, 2019

ANGELA MERKEL: SECOND-WORST GERMAN CHANCELLOR IN THE PAST 100 YEARS. Chancellor Angela Merkel Says We Must Take Away Free Speech Or We Can’t Be Free:

“For those who claim they can no longer express their opinion, I say this to them: If you express and pronounced opinion, you must live with the fact that you will be contradicted. Expressing an opinion does not come at zero cost,” she said, according to an English translation of her remarks.

“But freedom of expression has its limits. Those limits begin where hatred is spread. They begin where the dignity of other people is violated. This house will and must oppose extreme speech. Otherwise our society will no longer be the free society that it was,” she added.

As Mark Steyn wrote of Merkel, “You can take the girl out of East Germany, but you can’t take the East Germany out of the girl.”

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