Climate activists have redefined the venerable concept of free speech. According to them, it means the polar opposite of what John Stuart Mill famously wrote about.
Global warming activists believe they’re on the side of the angels. They aren’t merely making the world a better place, they’re saving it from fiery destruction. Anyone who sees themselves in this virtuous light would rather not admit that the movement to which they belong is stomping all over free speech.
Welcome to the You’re in league with the devil and therefore have no right to be heard argument. It goes like this: My view of climate issues is pure and true. When I talk about these matters I’m engaging in free speech. Other climate views are evil and untrue. People who express them are spreading lies and propaganda – which isn’t free speech at all.
Exhibit #1 comes from a
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