JFK Facts welcomes all points of view in its discussions about John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination. See our comments policy here.
In order to advance the site’s goal of decisively clarifying the JFK assassination story in 2014, I want to add a provision to the site’s comment policy. This addition is prompted by a reminder from a reader about the JFK views of former White House official Cass Sunstein.
As Sunstein wrote in a 2008 research paper (co-authored with Adrian Vermeule);
“Government agents (and their allies) might enter chat rooms, online social networks, or even real-space groups and attempt to undermine percolating conspiracy theories by raising doubts about their factual premises, causal logic or implications for political action.”
In 2010, Sunstein served as head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs for the Obama administration.
I don’t have any reason to believe that any U.S. government employee or JFK Facts commenter is acting on Sunstein’s proposal. But given Sunstein’s role in U.S. government information policy, it would imprudent to dismiss the possibility.
So I want to make JFK Facts’ comment policy more explicit: Cass Sunstein and any U.S. government agents acting on his suggestion are welcome to comment at JFK Facts, as long as they identify themselves as such.
By “agent” I mean someone who is acting at the behest of person or persons employed by component of the U.S. government for the purpose of undermining JFK conspiracy theories.
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