POWERLINE TO THE DNC: So sue us! “We therefore associate ourselves with our reader’s statements regarding Governor Dean and invite Mr. Sandler to sue us for defamation as he threatens to sue Free Republic. This is to put him and his client on notice, however, that we intend to seek our attorney’s fees under federal law for the assertion of a frivolous claim if he does so.”
It seems to me that more people are trying to silence bloggers all of a sudden. Well, they told me that if George W. Bush were reelected, people who criticized the powerful would suffer. And they were right!
Why such libel claims are a bad idea, however, is discussed here.
UPDATE: Jim Treacher emails:
“It seems to me that more people are trying to silence bloggers all of a sudden”
As well as radio personalities. Interesting trend, huh?
It’s “battlespace preparation” for 2008.
ANOTHER UPDATE: Reader Dart Montgomery thinks it’s all about creating a Parliament of Clocks.