Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
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The new HBO series “Newsroom” by celebrated lefty screenwriter Aaron Sorkin features “ripped from the headlines” plots – as long as the headlines were published two years ago.
It has produced an episode dealing with corporate speech and the Citizen’s United case. It calls out the Cato Institute and other allies for supporting the political speech of all corporations and not just media corporations such as HBO – entirely missing the irony.
Cato responds in the video below. It’s worth the 2 minutes of your time.