Free Speech and a Fake Lynching

University of Wisconsin says fans’ offensive costumes depicting a lynched President Obama are protected by First Amendment. Black alumni say incident is the latest in “a long pattern of ineffective responses to a growing racially hostile environment.”

WARNING: This article contains explicit and potentially offensive terms that relate to various messages discussed in the piece.

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One Comment on “Free Speech and a Fake Lynching

  1. What annoys me is when humor becomes the justification for poor decisions. It is disheartening and equally offensive for an American citizen to display such disrespect to the Commander-in-chief. However, there is public discord over whether not saluting the American flag is unAmerican. Someone, please help me understand the difference?

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