Rep. Slaughter uses AZ tragedy to push for Fairness Doctrine

In Arizona, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) was shot in an attempted murder that cost six other Americans their lives.  Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) is disgustingly using the tragedy as a call to arms to legislate a better way to “police language on the airwaves.”  Her contention is that the “incendiary rhetoric” of talk radio can lead to incidents of violence.The first thing that should stand out for Americans (as it undoubtedly has many times in assessing the left’s response to Saturday’s horrific events) is the ridiculousness of aligning conservative talk radio with the crime.  This becomes especially ridiculous when you consider that the targeted politician in this incident is regarded as a centrist; and exponentially absurd when you factor in that all reports and evidence would link the culprit to the leftist fringe long before any faction of the right.Murderer Jared Loughner has been described by those who knew him as a...(Read Full Post)