SO? Drudge plays up this Cleveland Plain Dealer story about Justice Antonin Scalia banning television cameras when he accepts the “Citadel of Free Speech Award.” While the juxtaposition is mildly amusing, the presence of cameras and the freedom of speech have precious little to do with one another. Indeed, cameras often have a chilling effect on speech.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm veteran. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.