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Shit that Pissed me off this Week – 2/15

Georgia Lawmaker Wants to Make it Illegal to make Fun of People (Specifically Him) on the Internet

Whether or not making mean-spirited jokes about people is wrong, it isn’t illegal. And it shouldn’t be.

Because honestly, who’s to judge which statements are worth fining and which are not?

Right.  A Judge.  OK. I knew that.

Like this guy.

You know, the thing that bugs me about people who choose to engage in public service is how surprised some of them are when people make fun of them.  Sometimes they deserve it.  Sometimes they don’t.

In a country as ideologically divided as we are, however, it is going to happen.  Constantly.

You have two choices.  You can grow thicker skin or you can introduce laws designed to ensure people will make even more fun of you.

For the life of me, I can’t figure out why so many people do the latter.

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