19.11.02

RESTRICTED SPEECH ZONES. Jesse Walker discovers that the plague of misnamed "free-speech zones" infecting Northern Illinois University and other universities has now spread to cities, usually as a way of keeping potential picketers and hecklers away from candidates for political office. So much for a future William Howard Taft, upon having a cabbage thrown at him, quipping, "I see one of my critics has lost his head."

One of the cities named in the report is Green Bay, Wisconsin. Free speech or not, this is not a week to ask "how 'bout those Vikings?"

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