Jon Sanders and the John Locke Foundation has the comments that most closely echo my feelings on the topic. In this blog entry Sanders sets the table of the recent developments and comments on them.
If you don’t like something, ignore it, respond to it, or paint over it yourself. But don’t run crying to the authorities to take away the Big Bad Scwibbles.
Amen. Part of being the “FREE Expression” tunnel is that EVERYONE has a right to…wait for it…wait for it…I bet you can get it….EVERYONE has the right to FREE EXPRESSION — even if the expression if stupid, ignorant, controversial, sexist, racist, and/or offensive. For better or worse, a part of our right to free speech in this country is the right to be wrong and embarrass ourselves.