The assault on free speech is not simply an Islamist problem, but now goes much deeper. It is simply the latest tactic for autocrats to achieve their desired result of muzzling speech and individual liberty. The fact that the erosion of rights is conducted in the name of tolerance and other buzzwords of the human rights community shows both how cynical autocrats have become and how politicized the human rights community is today. The tyranny of political correctness is far from defeated.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Beware of Control Freaks Who Want to Shut You Up in the Name of "Human Rights"
Michael Rubin nails it re their true intentions and their cynical appropriation of the human rights file: