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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump vs. Free Speech

September 9, 2016

By John Stossel

Donald Trump tells reporters, "We're going to have people sue you like you never got sued before."

Hillary Clinton doesn't like her opponents funding documentaries that criticize her, so she demands Congress overturn the Supreme Court decision that allows it.

The world is full of people who want their enemies to shut up. Some college students get so upset seeing "Trump 2016" chalked on sidewalks that they call the police, demanding the chalkers be punished and their words erased.

But because America's founders added, "Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech" to the Constitution, the police have no role here.

Those idiot college protesters want to shut me up. And I want to shut some of them up. But we have to tolerate each other. That's a good thing. The First Amendment helps keep America free.

Read the full article at Reason.com: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump vs. Free Speech