A freelance writer gets a visit from the FBI regarding his links to terrorism. Turns out he was denounced by somebody that noticed him reading an editorial in line at a coffee shop. In a perverse irony, the editorial was sharply critical of Fox News, the growing climate of fear and the Orwellian group-think that has gripped the nation since 9/11. The FBI came to his workplace and interrogated him about his activities and acquaintances, and requested information about the offending article.
I say it seems like a dark day when an American citizen regards reading as a threat, and downright pitch-black when the federal government agrees.
The original article can be found here.
Via Tom Tomorrow: