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Sat Jan 11, 2020, 10:00 AM

When free speech is a right wing bollocks used against the freedoms of everyone else... [View all]

I know, first amendment and all that, BUT constitutional permission to spout vile hatred against those they would suppress as they seek to destroy the democratic conventions of the constitution they use to justify their oppressive language (and actions), seems like something of an oxymoron to a Brit like me. Every time they open their gobs it is in bad faith. They no more believe in the constitution than in the man in the moon unless it suits their ends.

They play a canny game these haters of freedom. When they spew out their despicable rhetoric of division, they know they can get away with it. They have no need to justify or substantiate the content of their contemptible far right diatribes, rather they frame their arguments around the fact that the constitution gives them explicit permission to do so, so anyone who criticises them is an enemy of free speech or/and the State.

This works marvellously for them:

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The irony of using the constitution to try and destroy the constitution from within… but I know, I know… the 1st amendment and even if they don’t respect any part of the constitution ignoring their rights under it would mean being like those wankers I suppose. *Sigh*

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