In their article, Chrisman and Hubbs are concerned with the norms on political dissent, which is a subset of political speech. Chrisman and Hubbs discuss two ways to understand the role of political speech in a just democracy: the liberal and Rousseauean. These two ways of understanding the role of political speech in turn offer two distinct ways of justifying political dissent. Both views, however, are insufficiently morally neutral, so Chrisman and Hubbs offer a third and preferable account. Theirs is a speech-act analysis of dissent.