Recently Ann Coulter was uninvited to speak at Fordham University after pressure from the University president. This unfortunately, is nothing new. More often than not, when a speaker is protested and shouted from a venue it is a conservative message that is being stifled. It doesn’t seem to be at all controversial for Liberals to believe it justified to prevent conservatives from speaking their mind. In fact, some view a conservative message dangerous.
I think it sheds light on a person’s integrity who seeks to end a debate or discussion before it even starts by hurling insults and accusations at anyone who disagrees. I also think it’s safe to say that liberals value free speech only in theory, not in practice, given their low tolerance for dissent as evidenced by the perpetual attempts to silence opposition.
This desire to exclude opposing views also extends to one’s personal life. Remember back to the study that showed liberals are nearly twice as likely to block, hide, or unfriend someone over conflicting political views.
Isn’t it ironic how intolerant the party of tolerance so often is? What’s worse is many liberals see the hypocrisy and don’t care. For them the double standard is justified because the conservative message doesn’t deserve a voice.