The Daily Stern: The real issue
: FOREST, MEET TREES: Something important happened yesterday. Three good thinkers and great writers — blog commentator Doc Searls, print critic Tom Shales, and radio commentator Ira Glass — have done what I’ve been trying to do from the start and that is, demonstrate that this is about more than Howard Stern. It’s about you. It’s about free speech. It’s about your freedoms. It’s about our Constitution, baby. Read on.
: DOC SEARLS: Inspired by something Shales said (below), Doc reconfigures the entire discussion brilliantly and I hope he’ll forgive for quoting at length (with my emphases added):
So one wonders why an apparently sane and well-informed bureaucrat like [FCC Chairman Michael] Powell