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June 26, 2018

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The faux outrage over this is unreal. Or at least it would be if nearly everything else wasn’t already so unreal. Those people spent years in court trying to validate their perceived privilege to deny public service to ordinary citizens over political differences. Now they expect us to make an exception to this privilege with respect to the ruling elite, who apparently mustn’t be disturbed in their never ending quest to seek pleasure. Nonsense. Those people have built their public brand on the crassest incivilty and the crudest calls for violence in public discourse in my lifetime. I guess we’ve just got to accept that progressives have to be twice as good to get half the credit.

As an aside, I’m keen to see, JW, if this makes it past the increasgly heavy handed censor here.

"Heavy handed censor"? To my knowledge, no comment has been censored. Am I missing something? JW

I can’t say if you’re missing anything, Jonathan, but my comment lamenting Prof Morton’s recent post appeared, then, well, vanished.

Anyhow, if you’ve got a view on my comment this time around...

?? The only people who have the power to disapprove a comment are myself and Mark White (not John Morton). I did not remove it and I can't imagine Mark did. Do you wish to repost and we can try again? I'm not terribly tech savvy, but hope it can stay up this time!

(Note: the only posts I would disapprove would use foul language, attack the writer not the ideas, be completely off topic, etc.)

As for your comment on Denial of Service, I think progressives make a grave mistake when they go down the negative route that Trump has laid out. Being obnoxious does not help win hearts and minds to the progressive cause.

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