Argument: Fairness Doctrine would open costly political battle
- Debate: Fairness Doctrine - con argument.
Michael Gerson. "Where the Mines Are". Washington Post. 14 Nov. 2008 - "During the campaign, Obama signaled that he did not support the reimposition of the Fairness Doctrine. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders are big fans of this regulation. And talk radio is already preparing for a showdown. If Obama were to endorse this doctrine, even reluctantly, the resulting fireworks would obscure every other topic."