Count Dankula and the Excuse of "Joking"
Free speech, as a value, is under attack from both Western governments and their citizens. From university students and administrations deplatforming invited speakers to police making arrests for opinionated posts on social media, we are watching the fall of a critical Western value. While most advocates for free speech understand the arguments in its favor, one response to these violations of free speech remains constant and corrosive: "It was a joke." The recent example of