"As the word “extreme” is simply an adjective without reference to any standard until applied to one, so a “counter-extremism unit” within the central government can only be, in both name and function, a deliberate nonsense intended to impeach effective criticism whilst concealing any objective standard, precept or principle against which “extremism” could be measured, thus impeding further criticism."
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
"Advanced Orwellian Bullshit"
My comment on this post at stalwart Samizdata (fifteen years!), on the UK government's "anti-extremism unit", intervening in a Kent school's decision to invite Milo Yiannopoulos from giving a talk...