EXCLUSIVE! Obama convenes federal grand jury to subpoena, unmask 'Publius;' Insists 'government, I mean Americans have a right to know' who's behind political speech

OK, maybe that *headline is a little too much, but think about it: President Obama and the national Democratic leadership are squawking to high heaven about “anonymous” political contributions subverting the American political order.

He's right, of course, anonymous political commentary is always a threat to established political powers. Sometimes it can even provide the decisive arguments and analyses that persuade a skeptical populace to change completely from one form of government to another.

Reason TV offers this superb example:

HT: Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.com.

* Just in case there is somebody reading this who doesn't get it, the headline is intended as a parody.

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