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June 23, 2006

DENNIS HASTERT HAS UNLEASHED HIS LAWYERS ON THE SUNLIGHT FOUNDATION, regarding his real estate / earmarking scandal. Their legal argument seems rather unimpressive to me, and the move seems guaranteed mostly to ensure more publicity, and more people looking into Hastert's affairs.

My thoughts on blogs and libel, along with cautionary advice for public-figure plaintiffs, can be found here.