The Fake investigation to save Fake News
July 11, 2017 by Kit Daniels
Democrats on the Federal Elections Commission are directly challenging the First Amendment rights of Infowars, the Drudge Report and Breitbart by threatening to investigate their “editorial decisions.”
Their gameplay could include subpoenas targeting the day-to-day operations of each outlet.
“It’s pretty easy to see how this quickly becomes an inquisition into conservative media outlets,” an elections laws expert said to the Washington Examiner. “Commissioner Weintraub appears to be laying the groundwork to subpoena people at Breitbart, Drudge, and Infowars – maybe even Matt Drudge and Alex Jones themselves.”
This is a clear attack on the free press protected by the First Amendment, and it stems from the wider witch hunt into “Russian collusion” that CNN’s very own Van Jones admitted was a “nothing burger.”
The FEC plan has two objectives: kill competition to the mainstream, anti-Trump media and provide…
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