DMCA abuse, YouTube, politics and blogs? Same old, same old (UPDATED — but still same old)

My friend Patterico has done it again — but, then again, it has been done, as I’ll remind shortly.  The scoop for today?  In a post about one Songhai “Sunny” Armstead, he links to a video on YouTube of some embarrassing campaign comments — which was promptly pulled down by YouTube per a DMCA claim by someone named Gail Copeland, to wit:

In the post I did about Armstead’s disgusting views, I linked the full video of her remarks. When you click on the YouTube URL for that video now, you see this:

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