I've written before about folks who claim that they have a First Amendment right to talk about others--either through telephoning or writing friends, family, employers or by posting to blogs or websites. Earlier posts have concerned the public exposure on blogs, Facebook or other social media of personal and private facts. Sometimes we're talking about invasion of privacy. Sometimes we're talking about cyberbullying or cyber stalking. Today I saw a version of incredible cyberbullying, earlier featured on The Daily Show. As it turns out . . . our tax dollars at work. [Well, not any more.] The headline was: Michigan AG fired for using state resources to attack UMich student body president
Here's the Daily Show Interview. Good grief! As Jon Stewart said at the beginning of this clip. "There are stories that have to be told."
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Detroit Free Press article: Cox fires official for attacks on gay University of Michigan student
Detroit News article: Asst. AG Shirvell fired for anti-gay crusade against UM student president