This from New York Times reporter Joe Goldstein caught our eye:

The letter was provided to the NYT by former A.C.L.U. board member Michael Meyers:

That question that has cut fault lines though the A.C.L.U., with a group of staff members sending an open letter taking issue with the organization’s longstanding work of defending white supremacists in free speech cases. “Our broader mission — which includes advancing the racial justice guarantees in the Constitution and elsewhere, not just the First Amendment — continues to be undermined by our rigid stance,” says the letter, which a former member of the A.C.L.U.’s board, Michael Meyers, provided to The Times. About 200 staff members — the A.C.L.U. has about 1,300 full-time employees — signed onto the letter, according to a spokeswoman.

“This letter has to be seen for what it is — a repudiation of free-speech principles,” Mr. Meyers said.

Glenn Greenwald adds that suppressing speech doesn’t even have the effect these 200 idiots want it to have:

At least most of the replies get it:

And maybe it’s time for these 200 employees to find a new job:

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