Never take “free speech” seriously

Much less those artists who claim to champion it:

Trans writer Jennifer Finney Boylan distances herself from free speech letter – that she signed with 150 other authors and academics calling out cancel culture – after realising JK Rowling also endorsed it.

If you’re capable of deriving the correct conclusions from this little vignette, you can save yourself the trouble of reading John Bagnell Bury’s A History of the Freedom of Thought.