The Corner

Re: Miss Cali

Kathryn — I think we are at a point where the Left/Islamist Alliance thinks it really has a historic opportunity to stifle free speech. The Miss California episode is making clear that a price will be paid for voicing banned views in public. Lawyers who wrote opinions on the interrogation of terrorists are to be prosecuted as criminals — this will encourage others to follow the party line in the future. Janeane Garofalo says that anyone who criticises Obama’s policies is a “racist.” In Geneva this week, a U.N. conference is pushing to prohibit, under international law, any criticism of Islam. Call me crazy, but I see a pattern.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...

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