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Originally posted 2005-12-29 11:15:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

ScrappleFace » Circuit Court Upholds NY Times Right to Squelch News

An unnamed spokesman for The New York Times said, “Clearly the 6th Circuit’s decision to uphold a 10 Commandment display is out of step with the mainstream of our readers, and therefore, does not constitute ‘news’ to us. Today’s ruling affirming our right to withhold information would ordinarily be news, but we could not report it without referring to the 10 Commandments public-display victory, so we’re going to exercise our right to squelch that one as well.”

(Scrappleface is the conservative parody news website of choice, if that’s not entirely clear!)

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