If you need some empirical proof that Democrats do not want a debate or an exchange of ideas, you can use this article as a fine example. A group of Dem Senators sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission complaining about revoking the operating license of the Sinclair Broadcasting Group. What was Sinclair’s crime? Sinclair had all their station read a conservative statement.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote in a letter back to the Senators and he declined to take the action that they demanded. It was seen by most as just another attempt by liberals to stifle any voice from conservatives. What do you think of Mr. Pai’s action?
As Written and Reported By Eric Liberman for the Daily Caller:
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent a letter Thursday declining Senate Democrats’ request for the government agency to revoke Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s operational license.
“Thank you for your letter requesting that the Commission investigate a broadcaster based on the content of its news coverage and promotion of that coverage,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote in a letter obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The message is directly addressed to Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, who spearheaded the effort.
“In light of my commitment to protecting the First Amendment and freedom of the press, I must respectfully decline,” Pai stated.
Joining Cantwell are: Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico, Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, Patty Murray of Washington, Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Tina Smith of Minnesota, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.
They collectively argue in the letter that “Sinclair has violated the public interest obligation inherent in holding broadcast licenses” because they have been …..
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