New Study Shows 43 Percent Of Americans Think Supporting The First Amendment Is Racist
New study shows 43 percent of Americans think supporting the First Amendment is racist
That free speech cliché, the one about disapproving with someone’s idea but defending the right to speak it, is quickly becoming a heresy.In a new Cato Institute survey, the libertarian think tank found that 43 percent of Americans believe supporting free speech of racists is tantamount to sharing the views of those racist. For instance, finding it objectionable to censure Richard Spencer is now equivalent to marching alongside the half-whit white supremacist.
This, of course, sets up a standard as unworkable as it is overly broad, making de-facto racists of everyone.
Take Rep. Val Demings for starters. A black …