How will ABC & Disney be punished for rewriting history?
So, ABC went forward and run a slightly sanitized version of the conservative's notion of pre-9/11 fiction. A spirited effort by bloggers, Democratic leadership and a cadre of Clintonistas, including eventually big Bill himself, failed to make ABC blink -- well, maybe they conceded a half-blink. No doubt the Disney World was feeling tons of pressure from the other side, behind the scenes... hey, the Republicans are still in power. Fortunately for the Democrats, "Manning Bowl" was on Sunday night football, and Peyton and Eli put on a good show... dampening the audience for the faux history channel.
But what does it mean for the future of Disney and ABC, should the Dems get their foot in the door in November, and especially if Hillary should, by some chance, get elected president in '08?
LA Times media critic Tim Rutton throws down the gauntlet with very strong words about the fiasco: