Friday, August 20, 2004

Kerry Bans Books

Powerline comments on an article from Drudge saying that the Kerry campaign is trying to get Unfit for Command banned from being published.

From Drudge:

The Kerry campaign calls on a publisher to 'withdraw book' written by group of veterans, claiming veterans are lying about Kerry's service in Vietnam and operating as a front organization for Bush. Kerry campaign has told that the publisher of UNFIT FOR COMMAND is 'retailing a hoax'... 'No publisher should want to be selling books with proven falsehoods in them,' Kerry campaign spokesman Chad Clanton tells the online mag... Developing...

Democrats scream about radio stations and consumers boycotting their products as an infringement on their first amendment rights. Here's a member of the federal government doing everything he can to prevent the publishing of a book that paints him unfavorable. Maybe Chavez in Venezuela has a place for Kerry in his government after November.

UPDATE: Blogsforbush picked this up too.