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Washington City Paper reports that it filed papers today asking the D.C. Superior Court to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Washington NFL owner Daniel Snyder over Dave McKenna's Cranky Redskin Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder. The paper is arguing that Snyder's suit violates Washington, D.C.'s anti-SLAPP law:

[H]is ever-shifting explication of why the Commentary is allegedly actionable in defamation further reveals his lawsuit for what it is-a pretext for punishing and silencing his critics.


(Disclosure: I used to edit McKenna at the paper, and we are friends.)

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