The Imperiled Freedom the Candidates Ignored

By November 21, 2012

Among the issues neglected in the presidential campaign of 2012 is the deteriorating condition of a basic American right: liberty of thought and discussion. Other matters were also neglected by the candidates, ignored by the press, and overlooked by the electorate. But liberty of thought and discussion is unlike other vital national interests. When the economy and national security worsen, people feel moreurgently its importance to the daily operation and long-term preservation of a free society...