Hawley’s future in Missouri is secure, unfortunately.

Beware his accusations of censorship. Censorship involves the government preventing a citizen from speaking.

A private publishing company cancelling a book contract is not censorship. A citizen cannot entangle a private third-party in a censorship claim when many avenues of expression exist.

Hawley can pay to have his book published if no private company wants to gamble on footing the bill.

Kent Ford is a resident of Columbia.

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