When President Obama tells you something, you can believe it.
White House: Obama Opposes ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Revival

President Obama opposes any move to bring back the so-called Fairness Doctrine, a spokesman told FOXNews.com Wednesday.

The statement is the first definitive stance the administration has taken since an aide told an industry publication last summer that Obama opposes the doctrine — a long-abolished policy that would require broadcasters to provide opposing viewpoints on controversial issues.

“As the president stated during the campaign, he does not believe the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated,” White House spokesman Ben LaBolt said.

Now that we know what he doesn’t believe, what does he believe?

Does he think that radio media needs to be “diversified” by government fiat?
Does he agree that the stimulus package, by defining broadband as infrastructure, opens the door to internet content regulation?  What is his opinion of the availability of alternative media today as opposed to the past, which was one of the reasons for the Fairness Doctrine in the first place?  What is his view on the First Amendment as it applies to all media?  Is there a journalist in the house?

Enough of belief.  How about some facts?  He vowed no lobbyists would taint his administration.  Oops.

He promised to use public financing for his campaign and changed his mind.

He promised transparency by posting legislation on his website for five days before signing it, and failed to deliver on that promise.

Believe you, Mr. President?  Not in a lipsticked-pig’s eye.

H/T  Hot Air

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