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Freedom of Speech Doesn’t Mean Freedom to Say Anything

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The other week, I was helping out a Medium publication processing writers’ submissions. Among the several dozen stories I reviewed, edited, and accepted for that publication, one writer in his story straight-up accused a politician of deliberately trying to kill someone.

This wasn’t the typical political rhetoric of “Politician X’s policies are dangerous.” No, this writer claimed a politician, outside of his official duties…




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