You’d Think This Would Settle It …

You’d Think This Would Settle It …

In a sane world, the absence of any evidence that the Obama administration was considering reinstating the Fairness Doctrine would have prevented people from talking darkly about the end of talk radio and freedom of speech. Regrettably, we do not live in a sane world. But this exchange seems clear enough to put this particular canard to rest once and for all:

You’d think. But AllahPundit, who posted this, adds:

“Worth posting whether he’s telling the truth or he’s lying. If the former, it’s cause for a collective sigh of relief. If the latter, we should flag it now so that we’ll have something handy later to throw in The One’s face when the march towards Fairness begins.”

And the comments are a sight to behold: a few people seem willing to entertain the idea that, in fact, no one is planning to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine, but for the most part the debate is between the following positions: (a) the nominee will be fired tomorrow, (b) the nominee is lying, like all liberals, and (c) this only shows that liberals have figured out some other way to destroy talk radio.

Sigh…