NY Times Columnist Touts Benefits of Censorship

Chris Field
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Posted: Jan 05, 2011 2:46 PM
Liberal elitist New York Times columnist Nick Kristof tweeted this about the controversial decision by a publisher reprinting "Huck Finn" to cut out language deemed offensive.



Regardless of your views of the use of the "n-word" in Twain's classic work and the fact that it was a private business -- not the government -- who did the "censoring" (though various local governments have banned the book because of the language), it seems a bit strange that a person whose entire living is based on First Amendment protections of speech and press would see censorship as a good thing in general.

We have a response for Mr. Kristof: