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France’s bold stand for Charlie Hebdo liberty shames the cowardly UK & US cultural elites as they postpone a race-issue exhibition

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As a consequence of its unbending defence of freedom of speech, France remains on high alert, fearful of terrorist murderers who disagree with it. Meanwhile, in the UK and the US, we sleep more soundly in our beds by refusing to make such hard choices – and the cowardice this exposes at the heart of our cultural establishment shames us all.

While President Emmanuel Macron has bravely held the line to defend French liberty in the face of the unspeakable horrors wrought upon his citizens by rabid Islamists who object to the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed – first in satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and now in a wider environment, as other French publications rally to the cause – the cowardly curators of a scheduled UK and US tour of the works of Canadian-American painter Philip Guston have have pulled the plug on the exhibition lest someone somewhere is upset.

While the works were slated to appear at the Tate Modern gallery in London next February, organisers now say that won’t happen until at least 2023, if at all. Further showings in Boston, Houston, and Washington DC have also been postponed.

To explain their patronising pandering to the woke brigade, in order to avoid any criticism whatsoever from them, the team of........

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