|Column: Thought police on patrol|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post, demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.
The column ran as usual. But I was gratified by the show of intolerance because it perfectly illustrated my argument that the left is entering a new phase of ideological agitation — no longer trying to win the debate but stopping debate altogether, banishing from public discourse any and all opposition.
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