Steyn on Thought Police

For a truly chilling preview of a leftist-controlled America, read Mark Steyn's recent essay recounting the current state of free speech in the Great North. Steyn, who himself has been persecuted by the Canadian thought police, describes the events surrounding Ann Coulter's recently aborted expedition into the cold, hostile tundra of the campus at the University of Ottawa, where a leftist student celebration of diversity and free speech became so violent Ms. Coulter was forced to flee both stage and country. What will probably have some right-thinking Americans, especially those in the northern border states, inventorying their ammunition stocks is the brazen confirmation by leading Canadian leftists that free speech is some quaint, outdated Americanism that really has no application in the new Oceanian province of Kafkanada. Steyn quotes Canadian feminist, Susan Cole:"We don't have a First Amendment, we don't have a religion of free speech," she explained patiently....(Read Full Post)