Carol Platt Liebau: Silencing Debate

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Silencing Debate

With McCain-Feingold campaign finance "reform," the politicians legislated restrictions on criticism of themselves. How convenient.

In the newest pernicious twist, and the Swift Boaters have been fined by the FEC. Former FEC chairman Bradley Smith discusses here.

Strikes me that something's seriously amiss when putting virtual child pornography on the internet is a constitutionally protected activity, but you get fined for criticizing candidates for the presidency.


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