LIBERAL MESSAGE TO AMERICA: "BELIEVE THE RIGHT THINGS OR GET OUT!" | 1999-09-04
Though its real function is to promote leftist causes, the ACLU takes a rightist's case from time to time, so it can appear to be objective.
The ACLU is supporting white supremacist Matthew Hale's suit to be allowed to practice law. There is no question about Hale's qualifications to practice law, but he has repeatedly been denied the right to practice because of his BELIEFS.
The excuse for denying Hale the right to practice is that his beliefs might make him discriminate against nonwhite clients. But no one even suggests that a Communist be denied the right to practice law. There is no doubt that a Communist would not give property owners the same treatment he would give others.
As we all know, the real reason for denying Hale the right to practice law is the oft-repeated statement that "there is no room for racism in American society." Liberals, of course, define what "racism" means and respectable conservatives follow their orders. This means that a person has to BELIEVE the right things in order to be allowed to function in this country.
Can a society where one is required to BELIEVE the right things be a free society?