Pelosi admonishes America: ‘You can’t yell ‘wolf’ in a crowded theater’

Pelosi admonishes America: ‘You can’t yell ‘wolf’ in a crowded theater’

[Ed. – Ah, but can you yell “Bush” when you mean “Trump”?]

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made an excellent effort when trying to make a point about the limits of free speech in the United States. Unfortunately, she mixed up a few words, saying that the U.S. Constitution doesn’t permit people to yell “wolf” in a crowded theater.

While yelling “wolf” in a crowded theater would be pretty strange and I’m not entirely sure when it’d even be a thing someone would do (unless the theater is located in the middle of the woods, maybe?), it’s definitely protected by the Constitution. If there actually were a wolf in a theater, it would be 100 percent legal to let people know about said wolf, just as it’s 100 percent legal to yell “fire” in a crowded theater if there’s actually a fire.

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