2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

CAIR & Harvey

Reader comment on item: CAIR's Assault on Paul Harvey

Submitted by ed marsh (United States), Dec 24, 2003 at 10:21

I actually favor the use of economic pressure to amplify political views. But these things cut both ways. You have done a service in revealing that GE was intimidated by the goons. Thus I will be careful to boycott GE products myself. Speech should be politically unrestrained, but need not be completely cost-free--a position most adamantly espoused by academics who believe they should have the unfettered right to say the most outrageous things, and yet still require that such irresponsibility be supported by tuitions and endowments. Courage is the attribute of one who speaks truth without regard to the economic costs.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to CAIR & Harvey by ed marsh

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)