[ExI] Trump jokes are becoming illegal
interzone at gmail.com
Sat May 6 16:06:22 UTC 2017
Howard Stern endured the same treatment from the FCC for years. This is
why government should be scaled back, Trump is just the latest player to
take advantage of the FCC's broad powers. I'm more concerned with the fact
they're in the process of dismantling net neutrality and have already sold
us out to the ISPs.
On Sat, May 6, 2017 at 11:56 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> FCC Chairman and
> appointee Ajit Pai said yesterday that he was considering fining comedian
> Stephen Colbert
> for telling a joke about Vladimir Putin and his sidekick Donald Trump.
> In light of this blatant attack on the first amendment I think CNN and
> MSNBC should change their policy and stop bleeping Trump whenever he uses
> words like "fuck" or "pussy", and that's a lot. I don't think it's right to
> edit somebody's remarks so that they sound better (or worse) than they
> really are, and it's certainly not right to do it for the most powerful man
> in the world. A
> it would be most amusing to watch the spectacle of The President Of The
> United States trying to put journalists in jail because they failed to
> censor The President Of The United States.
> Fox news should change their policy about that too of course but they're a
> hopeless case.
> John K Clark
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