otkaznik (otkaznik) wrote,
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...And history can unfold in unpredictable ways. Who would have guessed 20 years ago, he asks, that the First Amendment’s free-speech guarantee would become passé on the liberal left? “I used to get a laugh from students by quoting a Soviet citizen I talked to once. He said to me, ‘Of course we have freedom of speech. We just don’t allow people to lie.’ That used to get a laugh! They don’t laugh anymore.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/violent-protest-and-the-intelligentsia-11591400422
Tags: америка, идеология, историческое
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