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Response to hughee99 (Reply #23)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 01:08 PM

24. Oh brother.

"There are many ways he could have phrased this. I understand what's being discussed, but describing American's free speech rights as "The right to be stupid" is not the best way to phrase it. "

Maybe let the RW do their own work as that cherry picking worked out so well for them in 2006.

Kerry: "The reason is, that's freedom, freedom of speech. In American you have a right to be stupid - if you want to be."

That's a statement of fact, and there is no other way to "phrase it" because that is the point he was making.

Americans enjoy freedom of speech, and they have the right to express it even if it appears stupid. Go and read any article about Boehner and see that right being expressed precisely.

Still, one has to wonder when freedom of speech is being defended, why anyone would criticize such expression by mischaracterizing what was said and how it was said.

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