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Fairness Doctrine muzzles conservative talk radio

To the American Left, freedom is now defined as falling in line with elites who are quick to vilify any dissent. Conservatives defend the right of everyone to speak their mind. The problem with growing liberal authority is that lately it includes a concerted attempt to limit their opponents' right to express a dissenting opinion.

Look at the support from Democratic senators like John Kerry, Dick Durbin, and others for reinstating the Fairness Doctrine in order to muzzle conservative talk radio. Check out the Obama administration's demonization of Fox News. Or consider the Justice Department's decision to drop the case against members of the New Black Panther Party who stood guard on Election Day at a Philadelphia voting precinct--with one Panther carrying a truncheon--in order to intimidate voters from choosing the "wrong" candidate.

Source: Right Now, by Michael Steele, p. 5 , Jan 4, 2010

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