Column: Registering journalists a laughable proposal

I had more fun responding to inquiries about S.C. Rep. Mike Pitts’ journalist-registration bill than I have had answering questions about any other proposed restrictions on the press.
A client called and asked what the response to the bill should be. I responded, “laughter.”
Unfortunately, many news organizations groaned and harrumphed like the sea lions on the beach in front of William Randolph Hearst’s castle in California. A reaction I suspect Pitts desired.


Who will win Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7? Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers? Or Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos?

Carolina Panthers
84% (56 votes)
Denver Broncos
16% (11 votes)
Total votes: 67