Skip to comments.IRELAND GOES FASCIST
Posted on 11/30/2023 4:09:33 PM PST by Rummyfan
An Irish author has just won the Booker prize:
Irish author Paul Lynch won the Booker Prize on Sunday. His novel, Prophet Song, imagines an Ireland that has fallen under Right-wing totalitarian control, and begins with members of the new secret police rapping on the door of a union leader to interrogate him for “sowing discord and unrest” against the government.
The reality, of course, is precisely the opposite:
The irony is that this is the exact opposite of what is happening in Ireland right now. The government in Dublin is indeed introducing extraordinary new legislation to restrict freedom of speech. But it’s not horrid Right-wingers conspiring to suppress nice, decent liberals. It’s nice, decent liberals scrambling to stamp out the opinions of what they call the “far-Right”. And far from being alarmed by this assault on basic freedoms, the broad swathe of progressive opinion in Ireland is fully behind it, including most voices in the broadcast and print media, and every major party.
So the entire elite class, then. Urgency to pass the anti-free speech bill increased after a Muslim immigrant stabbed three children in Dublin, and fed-up working-class Irishmen rioted.
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Is that Orwellian, or what? They can’t say what the law means, lest prosecutions collapse. Nevertheless, I think we all get the drift.
Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, continues to insist citizens will be able to speak freely, but a senator for the Green Party, one of three parties in the governing coalition, let the cat out of the bag: “We are restricting freedom,” Pauline O’Reilly said, “but we are doing it for the common good.”
they lie and deceive because their father is the father of lies
The British Colonial class and control has simply been replaced by EU/Davos class and control
Who else by fellow fascists wouldn’t oppose Hitler in WWII?
It’s always the left projecting this stuff onto the right. They always portray “right wing fascism” or “Christian theocracy” as the danger to liberty.
But as usual, it seems to be only a subconscious outburst representing what THEY would do if they had absolute power.
It’s the same in the movie “V for Vendetta”.
It’s always done in the name of “the good of the collective”. Which always means “stripping people of individual rights”. Now come the ‘hate speech on steroids’ laws. If you anger a Muslim they might be triggered into beheading an infidel, so arrest the ‘offender’ for ‘offensive speech’. It’s just easier than dealing with the Islamic mob that has sworn to take over.
What could go wrong?
The left always accuses the right of exactly what it has done/is doing/will do.
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