NEWSWATCH by Thomas Griffith: On Larry Henry and Rupert

> Why is it that literary liberals so often try to make romantic martyrs out of people they feel compelled to defend? Take Larry Flynt, whose sleazy porn magazine Hustler has run afoul of a Cincinnati obscenity prosecution in a way that does outrageous violence to press freedom. A full-page ad in the New York Times, signed by, among others, Woody Allen, Norman Mailer, Hugh Hefner, Daniel Ellsberg and John Dean, wasn't willing to leave it at that. In black block letters three inches high, it proclaimed, LARRY FLYNT: AMERICAN DISSIDENT. This...

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