WHOOPS: Look what liberals at ACLU let slip in response to Ann Coulter

Riddle me this, Batman: What do you get when the “tolerant” left is (literally) crossed with a lefty organization synonymous with tolerance that is intolerant of tolerance?

Why, just the latest ACLU dust-up, of course!

By now, most of the politically aware know that Ann Coulter’s Berkeley speech was canceled due to threat of violent protests. But, in a weird plot twist worthy of daytime drama, the poster child for leftist causes, the ACLU, is catching heat for defending Coulter’s free speech rights.


According to The Hill:

The American Civil Liberties Union defended Ann Coulter Wednesday after the conservative pundit cancelled a speech at the University of California, Berkeley, citing security concerns.

The ACLU actually performing its job clearly didn’t sit well with those protesting the event. And hypocrisy ensued, as documented by Twitchy:

Speaking of donations, it’s ironic that the pop-up on the ACLU site declares, “donate monthly to fight Trump’s attacks on people’s rights” when you log on…proving the point they pre-judge (the very definition of prejudice, right tolerance warriors?). But, back to the show:

So Berkeley “anti-fascists,” are acting like fascists, protesting the very free-speech efforts that put them on the map, decrying “hate-speech” by hating the hater? Then, one of their own courts hate from the haters that say they hate…hate?

Feel like you are in a Taylor Swift video…on loop?

You aren’t alone.

In fact, it’s ironic that the ACLU is getting any hate at all because their “defense” of Coulter is peppered with assumptions and brands the speech-that-didn’t-happen with pejoratives:

The unacceptable threats of violence that have led to the ‘hecklers’ veto’ of Ann Coulter’s speech at Berkeley are inconsistent with free speech principles that protect us all from government overreach. Hateful speech has consequences, particularly for people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, and others who have been historically marginalized. But if the government gets to decide which speech counts as hate speech, the powers that be may later feel free to censor any speech they don’t like.

For the future of our democracy, we must protect bigoted speech from government censorship. On college campuses, that means that the best way to combat hateful speech is through counter-speech, vigorous and creative protest, and debate, not threats of violence or censorship.

Naturally, this hypocritical lunacy was called out on Twitter by the clear-thinking right, but it just goes to show the left operates by two sets of rules: those they abide by, and the ones they foist upon conservatives.

It only serves to underscore that the “logic” in “liberal logic” is yet another fallacy like their “tolerance.”

[Note: This post was written by Marie Stroughter. Follow her on Twitter @MarieStroughter]

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