Monday, January 12, 2015

The other side of Charlie Hebdo

"The journalists at Charlie Hebdo are now rightly being celebrated as martyrs on behalf of freedom of expression, but let's face it: If they had tried to publish their satirical newspaper on any American university campus over the last two decades it wouldn't have lasted 30 seconds. Student and faculty groups would have accused them of hate speech [at least for the Muslim parts]. The administration would have cut financing and shut them down."

Link to full Article 

I have emboldened and en-reddened the pertinent fact for those like Bill Dennis who still don't get it.

1 Comments:

Blogger Billy Dennis said...

Actually, the Ward Churchill types would have thrown up a fuss, but they would have printed at almost ever major university. And the wrost that would have happened? A firing, and then the lawsuit which they would have won.

2/23/2015 11:08 AM  

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