Friday, May 20, 2005

Assault Journalism

In the wake of the recent Newsweek debacle, Alan Gottleib applies the goofball logic of anti-gun-rights people to the First Amendment at Keep and Bear Arms. Here's a snippet:
Henceforth, the First Amendment will be interpreted to apply only to state-owned newspapers. When the First Amendment was written, nobody envisioned computers, high speed presses, and the internet or television and radio news. There is no individual right to become a reporter, especially a freelance journalist. Only reporters employed by state-owned print media outlets have a legitimate reason to own laptops or personal home computers.

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