Pelosi calls for something to be banned but we can’t figure out what [Video]

When you finish viewing this video, you will be able to understand that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California could pass as a left wing agitator and inciter of violence. Her comments against a Patriot prayer group that wants to hold a rally in San Francisco classifies them, unfoundedly, as a white supremacist group. That is a blatant lie.That is not all as she seems to expext the alt-left to showw up and show down on them.

As Written by Allahpundit for Hot Air:

I don’t know where to begin. Let’s just go in order.

1. Who the hell says “you can’t shout ‘wolf’ in a crowded theater”? The expression is “you can’t shout ‘fire’ in a crowded theater.” Maybe the “wolf” example was more relevant in the 19th century, when Pelosi was growing up.

2. The point about being barred from shouting “fire” in a crowded theater comes from a case that’s nearly a hundred years old, hasn’t been good law for nearly 50, and today is widely considered an abomination of free-speech jurisprudence. For good reason: The point about fire in a crowded theater is easily abused to justify silencing “dangerous” speakers whether or not they’re really dangerous. (The case it comes from, in fact, upheld the conviction of an anti-war protester handing out leaflets encouraging draft dodging.) It’s an invitation to censorship on vague “public safety” grounds. To her credit, the reporter here does what reporters rarely do in instances like this and fact-checks Pelosi on that at the end of the clip. She’s quite right that the modern law of criminal incitement is waaaaay narrower than ye olde “fire in a

 

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Pelosi calls for banning “Patriot Prayer” rally from public park: You can’t shout “wolf” in a crowded theater – Hot Air Hot Air

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