April 18, 2014
#1357: 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
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.
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.