Van Susteren Attempts To Explain Concept Of Free Speech To Palin

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You know things are bad when the incoherent babbling coming out of your mouth is even too much for Fox's Greta Van Susteren to take. Palin was back at it again, suggesting that Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson's right to "free speech" may have been violated following his suspension from the show.

Van Susteren, who is actually a lawyer herself said... ahhh... maybe not Sarah.

Van Susteren Tells Palin Why Duck Dynasty Controversy Has Nothing to Do with Free Speech:

Sarah Palin was one of the first conservative voices to defend Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson’s controversial comments about homosexual sex. In a Facebook post, Palin declared that “free speech is an endangered species.” Monday night on Fox News, Greta Van Susteren attempted to explain why invoking the First Amendment in this case does not actually make any sense.

Palin said she would leave it to the lawyers to decide whether it’s a “free speech rule of law or not,” and would herself focus on the larger question of “whether we’re allowed to express our personal opinions without threats of intimidation and mockery and criticism and loss of jobs and revenue.”

“I think people loosely use the term ‘free speech,’” Van Susteren said, without saying which “people” she was referring to. She added that “if the market wants to be such that people don’t want to watch someone, so be it.”

Perpetual conservative victims like Palin only think that should be the case when there are repercussions for liberals that say things they don't like.


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