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1 researchok  Sun, Feb 13, 2011 4:36:48am

Cartoons for me but not for thee...

2 Lord Baron Viscount Duke Earl Count Planckton  Sun, Feb 13, 2011 4:37:33am

re: #1 researchok

All the more ironic in the light of the Muhammad cartoons controversy.

3 superjan  Sun, Feb 13, 2011 10:06:37am

the interesting thing is...

Geert Wilders always speaks about absolute freedom of speech and opinion.
Although very tasteless this cartoon is just an example of absolute free speech.

With this row, he now gives the signal that freedom of speech is great, but not when the speech is directed at him or his party. Than it should be forbidden.

4 CuriousLurker  Sun, Feb 13, 2011 2:15:44pm


Isn't it annoying how that freedom of speech thing cuts both ways, Geert?

5 HappyWarrior  Sun, Feb 13, 2011 2:16:44pm

Free speech is free speech not just free speech that mocks Muslims.Yeah it may be a little tasteless but some could argue the same about the anti Muslim cartoons. Free speech is about unpopular speech as well and Mr. Wilders doesn't seem to get that.

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