I mean, sure, a paid rightwing media propagandist might dare to equate Mark Steyn's legal difficulties over racist remarks with the continued detention of Gitmo inmates. That's pretty out there, but we are used to it by now. Only a true satirical genius, however, would dare suggest that Steyn's suffering EXCEEDS that of the cursed Islamofascists taking free extended holidays on the beach in Cuba.
"You could not make this stuff up if you tried."Oh yes you could.
"The balance sheet on the West's commitment to free speech could do with a positive entry. But don't count on it. Unless, that is, those who so vocally defend the rights of suspected terrorists start defending, with equal enthusiasm, the rights of those with whom they disagree."Translation for Orwellian gobbledy-gook:
"BWWWAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Why won't the public keep eating the crap that comes out of my stoopid a***hole forever? I want my Johnny back! BWWWWAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!"If only Rupert would put the poor lady out of her misery. But what would Ms. J do for an honest living? Click on my new poll or leave your own comments here.
UPDATE: More on this at Public Polity.