Friday, May 18, 2007

Radio Free Congress

Radio Free Congress
By Fred Thompson

I had planned on talking a bit today about Venezuela. The president there doesn’t like the way his media is covering him, so he’s doing away with the free press. He’s established rules on what he thinks is fair, and he’s denying licenses to television and radio stations that don’t play by government rules.

I can’t criticize him now, though. After all, how would it seem for me to complain about another country, when our own congressional leadership is trying to put the same sort of rules in place here? To do so, they’re pulling the Fairness Doctrine out of the dustbin of history.



Blogger Brooke said...

Hmm... Sounds familiar.

The 'fairness doctrine' comes to mind.

12:41 PM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

Yes, this IS about the Fairness Doctrine.... exactly!

1:11 PM  
Anonymous teller said...

Go Fred!

8:42 PM  
Anonymous tom said...

i love the caged radio graphic....

9:03 PM  

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