Originally Posted by j.p.s
That's one possibility. Another possibility is that the posting was a ploy to squeeze larger contributions from the *AA.
It turns out that a bright, young, clear thinking staffer posted it without getting approval. He posted a number of comments on the reddit article. He claims to want to start a discussion with the aim to achieve a sensible copyright system. I hope he succeeds.
He's probably been excommunicated from the party. They can do that in a lot of states, especially ones where you have to be a registered party member to vote in the primary.