Look, he was a complicated person, and there’s so much more to him than a pornographer, and it feels weird to call him a first amendment hero, and yet here I am.
Instructive Quote from Mr. Flynt:
“If the First Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, then it will protect all of you. Because I’m the worst.”
No matter what you may think of his profession, I think his vocation was significant and we all owe him a moment of silence. He made a difference.