The U.S. Constitution is absolutely clear in its language:
There can be “no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.”
The Wisconsin Constitution is absolutely clear in its language:
“No laws shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.”
Yet Progressive magazine editor Matt Rothschild was arrested at the state Capitol last week while reporting on the arrest of participants in the Solidarity Sing Along.
Rothschild made it clear that he was a reporter doing his job.
There is no evidence, and no suggestion, that he did anything that any working journalist would not do when covering a controversial event.