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Dave Zirin: Are the Miami Marlins Cracking Down on Free Speech?

The Miami Marlins’ decision to suspend Ozzie Guillen for publicly sharing his views on Fidel Castro has a “chilling effect” on the First Amendment, says Nation sportswriter Dave Zirin on Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer. An unwritten rule says that sports and politics do not mix, but does this latest incident take the separation to a whole new level, or does it confirm how deeply censorship is already embedded? Watch the clip to learn more.

—Elizabeth Whitman

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