Christine Amanpour Says "Lock Her Up" is Hate Speech. James Comey Schools Her.
How much of a dingus do you have to be for James Comey to explain the basics to you? Yet at CNN, being a dingus is one's primary role. Christine Amanpour ended her lengthy interview with former FBI director James Comey by asking about hate speech in the "lock her up" mantra, as it was applied to head witch Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. Watch:
CNN's @camanpour asks @Comey if he should've used the FBI to censor "lock her up" chants because they amount to "ha… https://t.co/f5j5lhmEd9— Amber Athey (@Amber Athey) 1554229795.0
James Comey went onto say “That’s not the role for government to play. The beauty of this country is people can say what they want, even if it’s misleading and it’s demagoguery.” Weirdly, CNN didn't include this final soundbite on the interview they uploaded to YouTube. So if you want to see the full clip where this soundbite appears, head over to The Daily Caller.
The same amendment which gives Christine Amanpour the right to be ignorant on camera without the government throwing her in prison for misstating her facts, is the same amendment which allows for people wishing aloud that Hillary Clinton be tossed behind bars. It's the First Amendment. You're allowed to say whatever you want, I'm allowed to say whatever I want. It's how we debate ideas and progress as a society. Without it, we're just oppressive, whiny Brits who can't even over misgendering. Read British Newscaster Shames British Police for Misplaced Priorities After Woman Investigated for “Misgendering.”