The Barack Obama campaign, fresh off of attempting to silence reporters looking into his association with unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers, has extended its reach.
Obama is attempting to get a series of NRA ads off the air by threatening to pull the broadcast licenses of stations that air them.
Now a St. Louis area TV station is reporting that Obama has assembled a series of government prosecutors and sheriffs to act as a "truth squad" against false statements made about Obama. One of the prosecutors suggests that false statements about Obama could find one in jeopardy of violating the state's ethics laws.
To paraphrase the Instapundit: They told me that if we re-elected George W. Bush people's freedom of speech would be threatened by government bureaucrats -- and they were right.
[...] Barone reinforces a point I’ve made before about Sen. Barack Obama’s tendency to use legal threats to silence his [...]