Skip to comments.Ho hum: Obama’s lawyer threatens TV stations that run NRA ad
Posted on 09/26/2008 5:34:30 AM PDT by marktwain
Im surprised. Usually in cases like this, Obama has his cult followers inundate the offending station with irate, semi-coherent phone calls, like they did recently to try to knock hatemongering smear merchant David Freddoso off the air for the crime of committing journalism critical of The One.
For whatever reason theyve decided that wont work here, so theyre opting for Plan B. Straight out of the Democratic handbook Harry Reid used to threaten ABCs broadcast license for showing the Path to 9/11, heres Obama lawyer Robert Bauer warning station managers not to air the NRAs new anti-Obama Hunter ad if they want to stay in the FCCs good graces.
Follow the link and read his letter and the NRAs rebuttal for point/counterpoint. Is the NRA attributing gun policy positions to Obama which he no longer holds?
Hard to say. Is there such a thing as a consistent Obama gun position? He flip-flopped opportunistically on the D.C. gun ban and was caught lying a few months ago about whether hed ever seen that 1996 questionnaire in which his campaign claimed he supported a total ban on guns.
Read Dave Kopels painstaking response to FactChecks piece on the NRA ads for more cases of obfuscation, noting particularly Obamas habit of speaking of gun regulations not in terms of what he does or doesnt support but what is and isnt politically practicable at a given moment.
No wonder Guy Bensons worried about him bringing back the Fairness Doctrine. What happens when a deep blue Congress make that politically practicable too?
It will be the government doing this if Obama gets in.
I find it interesting that the lawyers don’t go after the NRA instead of the TV stations. Not really.
Count on CNN and MSNBC not running the ads and mouthing O-bully’s line of lies.
Sieg Heil Mein Fuhrer !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And by “government”, you mean the legal threat of deadly force for non-compliance.
It just didn’t occur to this little fascist to take out ads on the same stations countering the NRA ads, now, did it?
If Obama is elected they will.And so will the department of justice [lower case on purpose].
Just wait & see what happens if he gets elected.....
My 11 year old called BO a “phony baloney”. Are attorneys on their way over to my house?
And these are the same people who go nuts if you wanted to put “The Joy of Gay Sex” behind the counter at the public library, instead of on the table for children to look at.
Since he's so anti-gun Barry should order his S.S. protection detail and the Chicago Cops guarding his house to go unarmed, leave their guns at home. (ha-ha-ha)