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April 18, 2014

#1357: Free Speech

Free Speech

[[A person speaking to the reader.]]

Person: Public Service Announcehment: The right to free speech means the government can’t arrest you for what you say.

[[Close-up on person’s face.]]

Person: It doesn’t mean that anyone

else

has to listen to your bullshit, - or host you while you share it.

[[Back to full figure.]]

Person: The 1st Amendment doesn’t shield you from criticism or consequences.

[[Close-up.]]

Person: If you’re yelled at, boycotted, have your show canceled, or get banned from an internet community, your free speech rights aren’t being violated.

[[Person, holding palm upward.]]

Person: It’s just that the people listening think you’re an asshole,

[[A door that is ajar.]]

Person: And they’re showing you the door.