Skokie turned out to be a double lesson in liberty. The case itself vividly illustrated the First Amendment importance of symbolic speech and the indivisibility of all free speech. Simultaneously, the reaction to the ACLU’s position by so many who considered themselves liberals and even liberatarians emphasized–as no other case in many years–how fragile throughout the land is support for the still revolutionary notion that the state has no business squashing anybody’s ideas or symbols. Anybody’s.” (>>)