CSPAN censored by Speaker … in order to save face.

House Speaker John Boehner orders CSPAN’s cameras switched off during contentious House debate – Boing Boing

House Speaker John Boehner’s office ordered CSPAN to switch off its camers during a fellow Congressman’s scathing dressing-down over the Speaker’s refusal to entertain further debate on unemployment benefits. The Speaker asserts control over CSPAN’s cameras and has made it clear that Americans can only expect to see their government in session when he believes it is in their interest to do so.

 

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