I agree with the majority decision yesterday by the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. My reason is simple: I really, really, really believe in the power of the First Amendment to our Constitution.
Censorship is the greatest threat to any free society.
The correct response to objectionable speech is never to gag opposition. A free society demands that its citizens rise to that which they object and respond with vigor and reason in kind.
There are correct responses to organizational funding of electronic media (what we’re really talking about here). Foremost ought to be an immediate reinstitution of the Fairness Doctrine and the Equal Time Rule for all, and I do mean all, not just network broadcasts, electronic media.