Every time a politician tries to sell the idea of internet censorship, they wrap its wolfish features in the fluffy sheepskin of ‘safety’.
‘If you don’t agree with this bill, you are literally endangering children! Don’t you care about child sex trafficking? Are you a terrorist? You hate speech monger!’
These are the childish accusations thrown back at those who criticise attempts to strangle public discourse.
The idiocy of our political leaders – those who claim to be smarter, ‘kinder’, and more inclusive than ordinary citizens – has reached the threshold where it can only be explained as deliberate wickedness.
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