Rushdie on Anti-Islam Film and Violence

Here’s an interview with Salman Rushdie discussing the now-infamous anti-Islam film that may have provoked the attacks in Libya and Egypt. He comes out strongly for the freedom of speech and argues, quite rightly, that the video may be disgusting, but violent reactions to it are far, far worse.


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About Ed Brayton

After spending several years touring the country as a stand up comedian, Ed Brayton tired of explaining his jokes to small groups of dazed illiterates and turned to writing as the most common outlet for the voices in his head. He has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show and the Thom Hartmann Show, and is almost certain that he is the only person ever to make fun of Chuck Norris on C-SPAN.