The Donald On "SNL": Equal Time Isn't Needed

That's the title of my opinion piece, co-authored with my colleague Babette Boliek, in the Wall Street Journal. It includes the following call:

Holding a small number of broadcast stations and cable and satellite operators to a century-old standard makes little sense. Given the few situations that now trigger the equal-time doctrine, the explosion in available media outlets, and the government’s strained interpretations of the rule, it is hard to imagine how the doctrine yields more speech than it chills.