At his Sept. 3 rally in Wilkes Barre, Mr. Trump said, “We are a nation where free speech is no longer allowed.”
Surprisingly, Mr. Trump did not mention that all of those attending his rally were exercising their free speech just as he was that day — just like every American does every day.
What Mr. Trump did not say is that he is angry that some of his free speech has been limited by tech companies worried about disinformation published on their sites, and that judges across the country have not taken kindly to his use of false speech to take up the court’s time and resources for what turns out to be subversive purposes.
Unfortunately, Mr. Trump is dead wrong about his own speech being limited, as he demonstrated with the wild exercise of his speech rights at the rally. Everyone continues to let him blather on endlessly.
The county board of supervisors and the Susanville City Council are no different when it comes to divisiveness that plaques most cities and counties. Community interest and leadership should be a concern for all of us. Two meetings I attended during the week of Feb. 13 were encouraging…