Other day a couple of the usual suspects were whining that it's the fault of the US that Venezuela is in the toilet. Just like they blame us for Cuba being in the toilet. No socialist can do wrong for these idiots, no matter how many bodies and how much misery pile up.
Speaking of idiots, over in (formerly Great)Britain, free speech is dead.
First, the British Home Office took the incredible step of banning American conservative activist Brittany Pettibone, who was detained along with her partner Martin Sellner at Heathrow Airport. What had Pettibone and Sellner done to merit such treatment? They were slated to deliver a speech on the subject of “threats to free speech in the modern world.
But wait, there’s more! Not satisfied with acting like a bunch of spoiled Oxbridge brats determined to “no platform” those nasty foreigners, British authorities then took the step of detaining and banning the Canadian conservative activist Lauren Southern from the country on Sunday, holding her and interrogating her in a detention facility for six hours before sending her to France. Fortunately, I happen to be friends with Southern, and so got a window into the experience from her.
Have I ever mentioned how glad I am that some of my ancestors got the hell out of those islands?