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Enraged Brits demand Donald Trump UK ban


Free Speech

I always find it amusing that so many people argue about the right to free speech, and yet somehow totally miss the fact that allowing free speech does not mean you get to ignore the consequences.

You can say whatever you want, you just have to accept that some things have consequences. Banning Trump from coming to the UK isn't stopping his right to free speech - he can say whatever the hell he wants, and we will laugh, and provide whatever 'f**k you' responses that seem appropriate.

This is just one consequence, there is no request here to gag Trump (because that would just be boring).

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