Speech may be despicable, but is it hate?
When Mark Wassberg walks to the public speaker's podium at Richmond City Council meetings, most of the board and the audience seem to flinch as though they are about to receive sharp blows to the head.
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Since: Jan 09
#1 Jul 15, 2012
The short answer is yes, yes, and yes, it's legal! And it's OK. You know who you're enemies are! Human beings do hate now and then and it comes out now and then. It isn't pretty to watch, But unless we want to replicate nazi Germany or Stalin's Russia, we have to tolerate some verbal opposition.
#2 Jul 15, 2012
As long as the guy doesn't cross that fine line, they're stuck with it during the mandatory public speech; it looks like a tough call. Sounds as if the mayor and council could use some guidence from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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