March 14, 2017

To Punch a Nazi

Is it OK to punch Nazis? That's the subject of today's episode. TV writer Cameron Johnson ( joins the show once again. This time Charles and Isaac are on the same side: you can't punch anyone just because they're espousing beliefs with which you disagree. Cameron is on the opposite side: yes, you can! Is punching a Nazi actually a form of self defense, and does the fighting words doctrine apply here? Is this a form of political violence, and how does a liberal square that with their political philosophy? All this and more, including the Westboro Baptist Church, and whether Jews are always on the opposite side of Nazis. Music:

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