Jesse Jackson: First Amendment? What First Amendment?

In light of Pat Robertson’s publicly-expressed view that the U.S. government should “take… out” Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, Jesse Jackson says the Federal Communications Commission should ban discussions of assassinating foreign leaders on U.S. “airwaves.”

Robertson’s comments, of course, were were on a broadcast of the “700 Club,” owned by a non-profit institution, not a broadcast network. In other words, the First Amendment applies.

So, Jackson, supposed civil rights leader, wants to violate our civil rights.

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