Cutter wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 16:55: Slight difference between having to defend something offensive and a joke. That guys life is in tatters because of a joke. That's utter insanity! If that's not Big Brother I don't know what is. Jesus, next stop it's off to the gulags for "re-education".
It's been how many years since 9/11 and the TSA have stopped exactly how many other plots with their full body scanners etc? Patriot act? Indefinite detention? Protected speech is not the only right that is important, and it's not the only right that can be lost.
The whole world is sliding towards authoritarianism, not just Britain.