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Krugman and Kerry both support censorship of opposing views

A recent post expressed concern over whether an endeavor to censor differing views was common among the political left. The hope behind the post was that Paul Krugman would be seen as Orwellian and oppressive. Instead, we now have more leftists parroting the same sentiments: the desire to silence opposing views. Welcome to progressive tolerance.

Sen. Kerry Asks Media to Stop Giving ‘Equal Time or Equal Balance’ to ‘Absurd’ Tea Party Ideas
August 5, 2011 by Noel Sheppard

Last week, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said conservative views about the debt ceiling should be censored from news reports.

On Friday’s “Morning Joe,” Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) took this a step further calling on media to stop giving “equal time or equal balance” to Tea Party ideas that people like him consider “absurd” and “not factual”

read the full article and watch the video here

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