"When people like something, they’ll pay for it. Public radio listeners could certainly pay the whole tab for public radio. They just don’t want to. Maybe, just to be decent, we should start."
— Tucker Carlson in an April 17 Marketplace commentary.
"Even if political candidates could buy time to run cartoons of themselves as superheroes, ”the possibility that such cartoons would replace Sesame Street anytime soon seems quite remote.’"
— Judge Carlos T. Bea in a ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as it upheld the ban on advertisements for for-profit goods and services on public broadcasting, but struck the ban on issues or political advertisements.