As we told you last night, Max Boot called on the FCC to reintroduce the Fairness Doctrine to “slow the lies and sedition from Fox and other right-wing broadcasters”:

Now, we pointed out all the mockery last night but this point-by-point takedown by NR’s Jim Geraghty is well worth a read.


“For starters,” Boot has not idea what he’s even talking about:

And the FCC got rid of it in 1987 with a bipartisan unanimous vote:

This was considered good news at the time:

But here we are: