Ok here's another wacky idea from the French.
Knowledge of grammatical rules is not a constraint. It's an instrument for mastering language. So it is an instrument of freedom.
That's not what I heard.
To underscore how un-American grammar really is, Spellings reminded her audience that when Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez waved a copy of Noam Chomsky’s Aspects of the Theory of Syntax in a recent United Nations speech protesting American Middle East policy, the very next day the 1965 grammar book shot to the top of the charts at Amazon.com. “Those grammarians hate freedom,” she concluded.