If you can’t win a political debate on the merits, you can use fake outrage and other deceptive tactics to stop your opponent from ever making his arguments. Co-authors of the book End of Discussion argue that the political left employs this strategy to an increasing extent.

Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham, both Fox News contributors, shared themes from their book during a John Locke Foundation Headliner luncheon in Raleigh. In the video clip below, they focus on the ever-evolving discussion of religious liberty and gay rights.

3:40 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 1:18:06 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.