Skip to comments.Calif. campaign watchdog eyes new Internet rules
Posted on 08/05/2010 11:53:26 AM PDT by Nachum
Politicians' tweets and status updates should be held to the same standards as paid advertising that voters see on television, hear on radio or find in their mailboxes, California's campaign watchdog agency says in a report being released Monday.
The Fair Political Practices Commission is considering how to regulate new forms of political activity such as appeals on a voter's Facebook page or in a text message.
It's become necessary as politicians in California and elsewhere announce their candidacies and major campaign policies through Twitter, YouTube and a host of social networking sites, said FPPC Chairman Dan Schnur.
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If I express my opinion about a candidate, it isn’t the government’s damned business. If it is, then they should also regulate our mail so that I can’t send my opinion to family and friends without their oversight.
This is such meddling bull-s___!
Fearful cornered RATS. They know what they have done and like good sociopaths, they don’t want to be punished for it. Extreme attention to your surroundings and an investment in a shortwave radio may be in everyone’s best interest
meanwhile on the east coast, Obama is paying community agitators and special interest groups to sell his unpopular laws....
Regulate political activity.
How is this even constitutional?
Just more evidence that liberals only care about the Constitution when it suits their authoritarian and nefarious needs.