Victor Davis Hanson: Progressives are no longer defenders of free expression

A half-century ago, progressives used to push limitless free expression, blasting conservatives for their allegedly blinkered traditionalism. They boasted of obliterating once-normal boundaries in art, music and literature to allow nudity, profanity, sexuality and anti-American boilerplate.Now?The left is Victorian — increasingly puritanical, regressive and hypersensitive. Even totalitarian censorship and book-burning have weirdly become part of their by-any-means-necessary methods.University of California, Berkeley, professor Grace Lavery was so outraged by author Abigail Shrier’s latest book…

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