Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Free Speech in the EU is very expensive...

Nigel Farage, the outspoken UKIP member in the European Parliament, has been fined for exercising his right to free speech and telling an inconvenient truth in that Parliament. Here the 'offense':

And here's the result:

Free Speech is very expensive in the EU these days.

While I did not think the ad-hominem bit very strong, I can understand where it came from, and it shows that even Nigel is getting fed up with the totalitarian bunch that runs the EU. In a way, as he stated, he's only returning the favor. Anyway, he's corrected that now, by apologizing to bank employees, who might indeed rightfully be offended. But remember: being offended is a choice!

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