Senator John Cornyn has written a letter to Barack Obama about Obama’s call for fishy links to be reported to the White House:
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) is worried that the White House will use a new media outreach program to collect the personal data of its political opponents.
Yesterday, the White House asked supporters to forward “fishy” claims or rumors about the President’s healthcare plan to a White House email address as a way to respond to “disinformation.”
The letter is a beautiful thing:
“I am not aware of any precedent for a President asking American citizens to report their fellow citizens to the White House for pure speech that is deemed ‘fishy’ or otherwise inimical to the White House’s political interests.”
The entire program appears to be illegal under American law and the Obamunists would do well to immediately rescind their call for informants. Anyone who’s personal information is collected by the White House should bring legal action against them for it.
And again, many, many thanks to the folks who linked my original post on this authoritarian obamination.