Marco Rubio Flunks the Free Speech Test — Again

At no point did Rubio acknowledge that the First Amendment protects all Americans, regardless of how offensive their views are. Nor did he assign any blame at all to the left-wing “Antifa” activists who brought weapons with which to shut down the demonstration by force — weapons that were also used against reporters covering the scene.

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the son of Cuban immigrants, waits to make a statement at a news conference where he expressed his disappointment in President Barack Obama's initiative to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Mainstream Media Exploit Charlottesville Violence to Help the Left

The mainstream media enjoys grousing about supposed threats to the First Amendment under President Donald Trump. But few are bothering to stand up for the basic right of freedom of speech in the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia between white supremacists and left-wing “anti-fascist” rioters.

White supremacist in Charlottesvile (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP / Getty)