We Are All Censors Now
by Jonathan Zimmerman — May 16, 2005
Do you favor censorship in the schools? Of course not. If you’re like most readers of this journal, you sneer at the very idea. “Censorship” conjures images of rabid Christian conservatives, snooping about school districts to remove Harry Potter or Catcher in the Rye. But you’re a good-hearted liberal, of course, a tolerant tribune of “free thought” and “open dialogue.” The censor is always the other guy, or so you like to think.
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