29 June 2006

Republicans to America: Blame Media, Not Us

Responding to the horrific spectre of investigative journalism, top Republicans call for throwing down the gauntlet on the media.

We're reminded yet again of one of the 14 characteristics of fascism:

Controlled Mass Media: Sometimes the media is directly controlled by the government, but in other cases, the media is indirectly controlled by government regulation, or sympathetic media spokespeople and executives. Censorship, especially in war time, is very common.

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