Friday, February 20, 2009

Rush Limbaugh Says "Barack Obama Should Not Impose Fairness Doctrine on Talk Radio"

Dear President Obama:

I have a straightforward question, which I hope you will answer in a straightforward way: Is it your intention to censor talk radio through a variety of contrivances, such as "local content," "diversity of ownership," and "public interest" rules -- all of which are designed to appeal to populist sentiments but, as you know, are the death knell of talk radio and the AM band?

You have singled me out directly, admonishing members of Congress not to listen to my show. Bill Clinton has since chimed in, complaining about the lack of balance on radio. And a number of members of your party, in and out of Congress, are forming a chorus of advocates for government control over radio content. This is both chilling and ominous.

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1 comment:

Elizabeth B. Letchworth said...

Unfortunately, I wouldn't hold your breath for a straightforward answer to your question. Instead I think you should start alarming your listeners to the silence your received and to make plans to overturn any regs that attempt to shut down talk radio. Just a thought!
Stay tuned,
Elizabeth B. Letchworth

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