Friday, October 12, 2007

Fairness Doctrine as campaign tool

An unusual bit of honesty from Democrats:
Bill Ruder, an Assistant Secretary of Commerce in the Kennedy years and an acknowledged leader in public relations, says frankly, "Our massive strategy [in the early 1960s] was to use the Fairness Doctrine to challenge and harass right-wing broadcasters and hope that the challenges would be so costly to them that they would be inhibited and decide it was too expensive to continue." ...
More at The Volokh Conspiracy.

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