Leonard Pitts: Some things should never happen in freedom's land.
POSTED ON 2/21/2006 | PERMALINK |0 Comments | BOOKMARK

"Look, freedom is a messy business. It is also a risky business. But it means nothing if we surrender it at every hint of messiness and risk. That's cowardly and it's un-American.

You'd think we'd have learned that lesson after the Sedition Act of 1918, the excesses of Joseph McCarthy, the surveillance of Martin Luther King. But apparently the lesson requires constant re-learning. And vigilance."

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