June 14, 2012

Sen Mitch McConnell: 'David Axelrod stated....he wants to amend the First Amendment

A must read at BigG: EXCLUSIVE: McConnell: 'Radical, Dangerous' Obama Admin Seeks to 'Shut Up' Opponents. His comment about Axelrod blew me away hence my title.

Just a snippet, so read it all

Tomorrow, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will speak at American Enterprise Institute, where he is scheduled to talk about anti-First Amendment intimidation by the Obama Administration and by the political left associated with it[...]

“I’m going to lay out a long litany of abuses pursued by the Obama Administration and its allies against its political opponents,” McConnell said. “It’s reminiscent of the Nixon administration. It’s much more pervasive than Clinton. They have their enemies list. They’re checking it twice. They’re going to go after those that have been naughty and not nice.”[...]

Most frightening of all, says McConnell, is that David Axelrod, head of the president’s re-election campaign and former White House honcho, has stated that “he wants to amend the First Amendment – the ultimate act of radicalism – to give to the federal government the ability to control the speech of American citizens who band together to pursue a political cause.

Sen. McConnell says that there is a “full-scale effort underway to intimidate and harass their opponents. It wouldn’t surprise me if they’re coordinating with outside left-wing groups to be supportive of their causes. That’s their prerogative.”[More...]

He drew "special attention" to the SWATtings and also brought up Brett Kimberlin, errr-- he who should not be named.

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By Stable Hand at 11:03 PM | Comments |