The latest Islamic outrage over the Danish cartoons represents an erosion in the very notion of Western tolerance. Years ago, the death sentence handed down to Salman Rushdie was the dead canary in the mine. It should have warned us that the Western idea of free and unbridled expression, so difficultly won, can be so easily lost.
Friday, February 10, 2006
Victor Davis Hanson comments on the cartoon affair:
Posted by Tom at 12:04 PM