/* Am I A Pundit Now?: Whew! I Feel Better Now.

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Whew! I Feel Better Now.

A statement issued by Russ Feingold on McCain-Feingold regulating blogs:
"This issue has nothing to with private citizens communicating on the Internet. There is simply no reason - none - to think that the FEC should or intends to regulate blogs or other Internet communications by private citizens. Suggestions to the contrary are simply the latest attempt by opponents of reform to whip up baseless fears. BCRA was intended to empower ordinary citizens, and it has been successful in doing so. We will continue to fight for that goal."
It is hardly a 'baseless fear' to think that the creeping intrusiveness of government might come to the blogs. It will, eventually, because the inexorable Will To Power of government is to regulate - it is its raison d'etre. Now, how about giving us back the rest of our First Amendment, Mr. Feingold? (via Wizbang).

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