Miscellany

McCain-Feingold online

An idea kicking around the FEC a few years ago would require government to calculate the percentage of individuals’ electricity bills that went toward political advocacy (we aren’t joking). Another alternative would be to classify all bloggers as journalists, seeing as how the press is about the only entity exempt from McCain-Feingold. As much we enjoy our profession, we think a nation of journalists is overkill.
Why not? We’re already a nation of lawyers, why not a nation of journalists too? We can’t do any worse than the professional journalists have been doing lately…

McCain-Feingold online

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