||Foreign people frequently fail to grasp the amazing freedoms we, as American citizens, enjoy. As the puzzled Egyptian consul general wondered about the ACLU, "Is it banned here?" No, my ignorant foreign friend, in a free country like America, or to a lesser extent Canada, even elite anti-American liberals like the ACLU are allowed to operate!
This display of cultural ignorance by Rio de Janeiro demonstrates how far many non-Americans have go to comprehend universal First Amendment rights. After all, in a third world country such as Brazil, Italy, or China, Matt Groening would be rotting in the Gulag.