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Sen. Kerry's Moose:

So it turns out that Sen. Kerry's read my book about Jefferson's moose and the Net [see the last few paragraphs of this speech he gave to the Nat'l Cable and Telecommunications Association] [reprinted here]. Kerry, Chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, said:

"I don't intend to display a stuffed moose in the subcommittee's hearing room. But I hope you will keep Jefferson's moose in mind in the days ahead."

Aw, c'mon, Senator Kerry -- bring the moose in!

m:
Well, he might not have read it; he notes that you've written it, and he knows a bit about it. Maybe an aide brought it to his attention?
Or maybe he read about it on volokh.com!
Still, congratulations. He does publicize it, and calls it "interesting."

I know that he (like most Senators) probably doesn't write his own speeches -- but this reference to the book seems so gratuitous and unnecessary that it's hard to believe that an aide just slipped it in -- I'm guessing he actually read the thing ... DavidP
4.4.2009 4:28pm

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