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Samizdata quote of the day

We have a free press and this freedom of expression is a vital and indispensable part of our democracy and this is the reason why I cannot control what is published in the media
– Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen

4 comments to Samizdata quote of the day

  • James

    Nice to see our Foreign Secretary standing up for our principles again… Or should I say, his constituents’?

  • Gormie

    Hmmm, I don´t see much rallying beneath the banner of free speach tonight….. What is going on? Why are the US and UK foreign secretaries denouncing the cartoons?

  • Richard Easbey


    because we really don’t believe in freedom of speech in our countries either. Don’t believe? Try checking out the “speech codes” on the average college campus.

  • Gormie

    What troubles me the most as a dane is that the UK and US governments actually issued statements. We are starting to feel a little isolated around here and if you can´t say anything in support of your allies (be it EU fellow citizens or long-term strategic partners), don´t say anything at all….