After I posted my recent rant on Mormon.org’s assault, Simon Vainrub, or the Politically Incorrect Libertarian posted his own response rant. At first, I was delighted that a self-labeled Libertarian had responded. Libertarians predominantly share many of my views. Things such as the right to choose not to wear a motorcycle helmet rather than let the government impose the necessity to wear one. You konw, self-reliance, self-determination. Unfortunately, to my surprise, Simon had a few things to say that were at least unrelated or conflated, if not outright bullshit.
Here we go! (My response to the original post first.)
>Fine, as someone who supports free speech I know they have a right to do this. However, remember the following billboard:
>I do, I thought it was brilliant, yet the billboard company changed its mind after many people complained.
1. You thought it was brilliant to compare Hitler, a man either directly or indirectly responsible for a worldwide war of aggression and the systematic stripping of rights, then near-annihilation of a people, to an admittedly currently decreasingly popular standing president. I’m no Obama campaigner, but such a comparison is at least insanely hyperbolic and stupid. Hate Obama all you want. Feel free. But Hitler? Even in the darkest days of my having to put up with Bush’s staggering blunders, I never would’ve compared him to the 20th century’s most notorious dictator.
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