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NYT draws liberal fire for cancel culture editorial

by JAZZ SHAWMar 19, 2022 at HotAir:

Just how bad is cancel culture getting in the United States these days? Bad enough that the New York Times editorial board felt compelled towrite an extensive analysisof the problem and announce a series of upcoming pieces on what might be done to address it. To be sure, their argument included some very weak attempts at whataboutism, somehow concluding that “conservatives do it too” by pointing to recently passed laws regarding books and curricula in public schools and parents’ roles in such decisions. (Just for the record, when the government limits speech legislatively, that’s a First Amendment issue. When a mob shuts down your business or gets you thrown off of social media, that’s cancel culture.) But when you read between the lines in the Times editorial, it pretty quickly becomes clear…

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