Follow @adambredenberg Absolutely. This has been figured out since at least the end of World War II and yet plenty of people (e.g. liberals, centrists) still don't get it or see how they're being played.

I mean, this is what the Nazis took advantage of to get into power in Germany in the first place. "Free speech means everyone has to give us platforms and listen to our propaganda."

@Lexi @pbandkate Yes. This relates to the issue of "Nazis using free speech to organize in public" and "us-vs-them mentality"... When a unified faction is determined to cynically abuse a right for strategic gain, they can make that right look undesirable. (Compare to the behavior of congressional republicans right now.)

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