Opinion article from Joseph Farah:
Who's hunting Savage?
Posted: May 06, 2009
1:00 am Eastern
I don't believe for a minute that the United Kingdom decided to ban entry to U.S. talk-radio star Michael Savage on its own initiative.
First of all, Savage was not asking to enter the U.K.
Second of all, while Savage is a big fish in the U.S., his program is not widely known across the pond.
What would possess Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to single out Savage on a short list of 16 people worldwide who would not be welcome?
I think I know the answer.
But first, you have to understand the backdrop to this story.
Barack Obama and the Democrat-controlled Congress are conducting a scorched-earth war on the First Amendment. The Federal Communications Commission will soon be headed and controlled by an appointee who thinks government, not the free market,
Tags: Michael Savage, Jacqui Smith, UK Home Secretary, hate speech, Obama, liberal, progressives, conservative, Fairness Doctrine
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