The right to free speech should not be open-ended - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • LS
    • 05.04.13 | 17:06 (IDT)

    Racists and xenophobes should not be free to spout their hate-filled beliefs wherever and whenever. These people may come to power because of the one-person, one vote system but their aim is to rule by the tyranny of the majority which is a perversion of democracy. I see no reason why we have to be gutless and give them carte blanche to spread their terrible beliefs. Given half a chance they would immediately deny many of us the same rights - and why. Simply because we are Jews.

    from the article: Let's beat racists on the battleground of ideas
    First published 19:05 04.04.13 | Last updated 19:05 04.04.13
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