News Organizations that Repeated Swift Boat Vets Lies Could be Liable
If Kerry hopes to regain his reputation and show he's a fighter I urge him or his team to bring a case against Fox News and other high profile news organizations who broadcast the wildly false accusations of the Swift Boat Liars around the clock for weeks during August. More than standing up for his own reputation a lawsuit could make it more difficult for future GOP false and disgustingly baseless attacks. -IFK Editor
Justices Refuse to Shield Reports of False Charges
In their appeal to the high court, lawyers for the paper said news organizations should be allowed to report what public figures say, regardless of whether it is true or false.
Otherwise, they said, for example, the press could not have reported last year on the charges lodged against Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth because Kerry's supporters said their charges were false.