Austrian Economics, Politics, & Entrepreneurship

NSA chief says government must stop media

October 26, 2013

With General Alexander calling for NSA reporting to be halted, US and UK credibility as guardians of press freedom is crushed.

Governments don’t support or suppress things based on virtue. They act on the selfish interests of those in power. Press freedom is no different. It may have benefit those in power before, but now that it threatens them they’re singing a much different tune.