Stop persecuting the Christians (Oscars special)

Robin Williams' cartoon-parody song was pulled from the academy awards for, among other things, dissing Focus on the Family's James Dobson for his valiant crusade against that purveyor of evil gayness, SpongeBob SquarePants. They said they desired a "less political" act, yet Chris Rock's opening monologue included this zinger:


"I saw Fahrenheit 9/11, I think Bush is a genius... Now can you imagine applying for a job, and while you're applying for that job, there is a movie in every theater in the country that shows how much you suck at that job?"
After that hopeful opening, however, Danny Schechter writes,
"You could almost hear the off-stage voice of the network censors insist that, lest he be "misunderstood," he also thank all of our soldiers fighting for "freedom" (sic) a sentiment later repeated by the President of the Academy who would have waved the flag longer if he could."
(Talk Left & Crooks and Liars & News Dissector)

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