Misgendering somebody. Retweeting an anti-woke meme. Saying a cop resembles your lesbian grandmother. Brits have been arrested, some even prosecuted, for these supposed speech crimes and plenty of extra lately. And but, final Saturday, pro-Hamas protesters had been allowed to name for jihad on the streets of London. Right here, Tom Slater exposes the grotesque double requirements of the speech police, whereas arguing that we’d like extra free speech, not much less, to defeat the scourge of Islamist anti-Semitism.
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