“A lot of wrongheaded people with an irrational fetish for holy symbols think their hurt feelings justify censorship.”

  “Islamic protesters? Nope. Try the U.S. Senate—and the American public, too.

The furor in the Mideast over an obscure video mocking the Prophet Muhammad has prompted many Americans to pat themselves on the back for their devotion to free speech. Some of them have gotten a charge out of lecturing the Arab world about the value of it.

Others, such as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, have done so out of duty. “To us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible,” she said Thursday. But: “We do not stop individual citizens from expressing their views, no matter how distasteful they may be.”

Sure we do. Just ask – oh, Senator Hillary Clinton, D-NY.”