Attention University of Ottawa students: This is how you handle a public speech by a member of the conservative noise machine. Rather than give them an excuse to cancel and whinge about "being silenced" by mean liberals and "having their right to free speech violated" because they cancelled their own speech, lie low and get inside for the actual speech. Then call them on their lies.
Former Bush adviser Karl Rove was heckled and ultimately forced off stage at a book signing in Beverly Hills by protesters who called him a "war criminal" and told him that he'd "ruined the country."And speaking of how to deal with bullshit - go here and throw a few bucks toward the family of Matthew Snyder, a U.S. Marine killed in Iraq whose funeral was picketed by the people who put the mental in fundamentalist, the Westboro Baptist Church. Snyder's family sued the Phelps clan for intentional infliction of emotional pain etc etc and won the first round, but after a successful appeal by the church, have been ordered to pay about $16,000 in court costs.
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