February 29, 2012
PUNCHING BACK TWICE AS HARD: James O’Keefe Sues Keith Olbermann and Pals.
UPDATE: A reader emails: “I guaran-damn-tee you more people just saw this on Instapundit than watch CurrentTV in toto. What could be the damages for slander on CurrentTV? $45.67 plus attorneys fees in the amount $50K.” Heh. If a tree libels in a forest, and no one hears it, has it defamed?
ANOTHER UPDATE: On a related note, reader Jeff Bonwick writes: “In light of the present state of political discourse, I offer you Godwin’s Moore’s Law: the speed with which all dialogue degenerates into Nazi comparisons will double every 18 months.”