The truly deplorably tendency to regulate behavior by codifying and punishing inappropriate views as "hate crimes" will no doubt accelerate after the killing of the abortion doctor in Kansas and the Holocaust museum guard in Washington. What is worse, perhaps, is private sector attempts to anticipate such legislation by purging themselves of all objectionable content.... Read More
Phil Giraldi is a former CIA Case Officer and Army Intelligence Officer who spent twenty years overseas in Europe and the Middle East working terrorism cases. He holds a BA with honors from the University of Chicago and an MA and PhD in Modern History from the University of London. In addition to TAC, where he has been a contributing editor for nine years, he writes regularly for Antiwar.com. He is currently Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest and resides with his wife of 32 years in Virginia horse country close to his daughters and grandchildren.