The Irish government’s swift push for anti-speech regulations, aimed at stifling criticism of their policies, raises serious concerns about the state of democratic discourse. As they tread further down the authoritarian path, they risk amplifying the very problem they seek to suppress. By silencing dissent and avoiding accountability for the policies that led to their current predicament, the Irish government jeopardizes the foundation of a healthy democracy, which thrives on open dialogue and constructive criticism. In attempting to control the narrative, they may find themselves digging their own grave, compromising the democratic principles they should be upholding.
The Irish government is ramming through anti-speech regulations to stop people from criticizing the government’s disastrous policies. t.co/wE6k3EXgMq
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 25, 2023