Thursday, November 11, 2004
Freedom Of Speech Won't Feed My Children
So, ABC affiliates in the States won't screen Saving Private Ryan on Veterans day evening. Even after they showed it twice, uncut, in the last 4 years. With no complaints. Why? Hmmm. Well, the reasons given are the fallout from Nipplegate and the reelection of George W over moral issues.
This is censorship. And that's not good in any language. Whilst it is admirable and necessary to have positive regulation of the media, it's disturbing to see such a culturally productive nation slide back towards the dark ages, where anything thought to be slightly controversial or challenging is simply banned.
To be completely frank I think it's completely fu-
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