The Federal Election Commission has been grappling with the issue as to whether and how free political speech on the Internet should be "regulated [read muzzled]."
Nope, no jackboots here. Nothing to see. Move on.
Add this to the list of tyrannies we've suffered in the interest of furthering George's Big Adventure in the Middle East:
President Bush signed the bill in the dark of night, making it clear that he didn't like it, but confident the courts would throw it out. He should have known better. Why did he think the Senate liberals were unconstitutionally filibustering his court nominees? He must have known the courts are filled with political hacks who interpret the Constitution according to their socialist precepts. The conventional wisdom is Mr. Bush did not want to get the volatile McCain riled up again just when he needed the senator's backing for the Iraq war. The Supreme Court later rubber-stamped the McCain-Feingold Law.