How does the safe space threaten you?

Bleeding Heart Libertarians, usually a favourite of mine, had a shocker the other day when they described rape survivors as “infantile” for needing safe spaces. (HT @EricCrampton for the article.)

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Human rights aren’t a reward for obeying the law

Last week, while still recovering from my post-long-weekend fog, I happened upon this gem of hatefulness on Facebook.


Hatefulness is everywhere, but this particular example got my attention for the way it effortlessly blends excessive faith in Police competence with a sort of bleak cynicism about Police competence.

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