Is the ACLU turning into just another "free speech for the people we
agree with" organization? Wendy Kaminer thinks
so. At Phi Beta Cons, David French agrees
In fact, in the arena of student speech (particularly university student speech), it seems that there could and should be left/right consensus on the First Amendment framework. There's just no constitutionally defensible reason to protect the expression of one side of a political/cultural/religious debate while labeling the other side "harassment." If nothing else, there is one compelling reason for the left to embrace free speech on campus: People like me would have to find new jobs.And I'd have to find other stuff to blog about.
Are the folks at Jeopardy! meekly acquiescing to
China's domination of Tibet? Bill Poser at Language Log thinks
so. (Playing along at home last night, I also yelled out the "wrong"
answer, but—I swear—I'm not just posting this due to sour
grapes. Commie bastards…)
The new NH-02 congressman, Paul Hodes, made the news!
Unfortunately, the headline is "Freshmen
fail first ethics test". (Via Wizbang!.)
We did the Al Gore stuff yesterday. But when an Ann Althouse
post contains a quote like this:
[Gore was] eating like a maniac: I watched him inhale the clam dip at a reception like a man who doesn't know when his next meal will be coming.… it's pretty much a must-link. Even when the quote is fourth-hand via Maureen Dowd.
Perhaps this decade's most useful page: the Parody Motivator Generator.
Sensitive souls may want to avert their eyes from my effort, lest they weep.
Y'all can do better! Let's see 'em. (Via GeekPress, of course.)