Baizuo 白左

I wish that I had seen this article when it was first published, 7½ months ago: The curious rise of the ‘white left’ as a Chinese internet insult Chenchen Zhang1 | 11 May 2017 If you look at any thread about Trump, Islam or immigration on a Chinese social media platform these days, it’s impossible …

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New York Times readers are upset that paper depicted a white nationalist as a human being.

From The Washington Post: New York Times expresses ‘regret’ over white nationalist profile By Erik Wemple | November 27, 2017 | 11:10 AM The New York Times over the weekend published a nicely turned satire — “Choose Your Own Public Apology” — lampooning the men who’ve attempted to make amends for their histories of sexual …

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We are amused

From The Hill, not exactly a right-wing news site: Protesters scream at the sky to mark anniversary of Trump’s election By Brett Samuels – 11/08/17 08:18 PM EST People across the country gathered Wednesday night to scream into the sky to mark the anniversary of President Trump winning the 2016 election. Crowd members are clashing …

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Freedom of Speech works both ways

From The Washington Post: ‘It’s BS’: MLB player who knelt during national anthem denied service at Alabama restaurant By Jacob Bogage | October 24, 2017 | 3:19 PM Bruce Maxwell (@Bruu_truu13) was barely home in Huntsville, Ala., when he met a rude welcome. Out to lunch with Huntsville city councilman Devyn Keith (@DevynsKeith) and another …

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Federal judge: Registered sex offenders cannot be kept from using the internet

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Judge strikes down Kentucky’s social media ban for sex offenders By John Cheves | jcheves@herald-leader.com | October 20, 2017 1:07 PM Frankfort: Kentucky’s registered sex offenders have the constitutional right to use Facebook, Twitter and other online social media, a federal judge ruled Friday. Ruling in a lawsuit brought by a …

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The University of Louisville attacks Freedom of Speech

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: White nationalist recruiting fliers posted around University of Louisville’s campus Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal | Published 2:59 p.m. ET September 21, 2017 A series of fliers urging students to join a white nationalist group have been appearing on the University of Louisville’s campus. “For all of those who feel alone in …

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Freedom of speech isn’t so popular on campus

From The Washington Post: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech By Catherine Rampell | Opinion writer | September 18 at 8:02 PM Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response …

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Premeditation: the violence by the left has been planned in advance

Remember: CBS News has a left-wing bias: Boston Police Commissioner says bottles filled with urine were thrown at officers during protest https://t.co/srYfo8OheR pic.twitter.com/a9B52iZ1sa — CBS News (@CBSNews) August 19, 2017 It can be argued that picking up a rock and throwing it is a spontaneous act, though spontaneous or not, throwing a rock at the …

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Politically incorrect denunciations

Apparently President Trump’s denunciation of the clashes in Charlottesville just weren’t good enough. From Powerline: What Is Wrong With President Trump’s Statements On Charlottesville? Posted on August 13, 2017 by John Hinderaker As Scott has noted, President Trump has come under fire for not singling out white supremacists for condemnation following the violent clashes in …

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Freedom of speech? What freedom of speech? The first step toward criminalizing speech

From The New York Times: When Is Speech Violence? By Lisa Feldman Barrett | July 14, 2017 Imagine that a bully threatens to punch you in the face. A week later, he walks up to you and breaks your nose with his fist. Which is more harmful: the punch or the threat? The answer might …

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