Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Bye bye liberty

Still over at Samizdata, Perry posts on the latest assault on our ancient freedoms.

Unfortunately Dutch politicians seem to have as little clue about the basis of a liberal democracy as Mr Blunkett.

Secretary Laurens-Jan Brinkhorst has apparently said that MP Ayaan Hirsi Ali should not have made the film Submission [which] was akin to 'lighting a cigarette in a munitions dump'.

No. It's called freedom of speech. He should go.

Hat-tip: Zacht Ei