Tories respond to attacks on freedom of speech in Paris by clamping down on it in UK – Pride’s Purge

The UK seems to have had a total irony bypass, writes Tom Pride.

Last week, UK politicians from all parties were happily attacking a satirical poster for being offensive on the very same day they were supposedly supporting the right for satire to be offensive in Paris.

And now – without a trace of irony – David Cameron has announced that if the Tories win the next election, they will clamp down on freedom of expression in the UK in response to attacks on freedom of expression in France.

For Tom’s opinion on this, visit his site.

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3 thoughts on “Tories respond to attacks on freedom of speech in Paris by clamping down on it in UK – Pride’s Purge

  1. Dale Latimer

    Not to mention the fact that the ‘security’ services already KNEW about the terrorists (but had ceased monitoring them). There would be no benefit in further invading the public’s private business (except to the government determined to control the population). With regard to liberty, have you seen Chris Atkin’s excellent ‘Taking Liberties’?

  2. Thomas M

    Yet another reason to evict the Conservatives and their little yellow helpers from 10 Downing Street this year.

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