Computer filters will enhance free speech? The administration thinks so.

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You really have to hand it to U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson. The man can say absolutely anything and still keep a straight face. Here he is in the Supreme Court today, arguing for a law that conditions federal funding to public libraries on their willingness to install wildly ineffective smut filters,” and he actually manages to argue—three times by my count—that these filters will enhance free speech.