i guess im a first amendment absolutist type and many liberals dont agree with that a lot of the time. bad speech should still be free. its part of the price we pay.
a big part of my career and personal life has been fighting against fox news, which is a cauldron of evil. and yet i would still argue fox has a legal right to say what they say. they should be opposed at very loud decibels. but theyve got a right to it. just like kkk.
i dont want the govt ever in a position to define what "news" is and who is allowed to give you news. ever. you might feel good if its joe biden doing it, but what about when its donald trump or george w bush? and tbh i wouldnt want joe doing it.
people talk about the news like someone hands out a license to give you the news. the news is everything from fox news to the ny times to some guy or gal with a blog and thats perfectly fine.
its so strange that people think *the government* is the group you want defining what is and isnt a lie. im a big govt lib and thats a freaking terrible idea.

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