Comedy Central under Sharia Law

The censorship of South Park has become an injustice that somehow pinches much harder than the cartoon riots and the subsequent appeasement of the violent and bloody-minded adherents of the religion of “peace.” (Corpses are very peaceful, have you ever noticed that?

There is a report of the most recent violation of our American principles over at Dispatches from the Culture Wars:

Comedy Central Censors South Park
Category: Liberty
Posted on: April 13, 2006 3:37 PM

Last night’s South Park episode, as usual, contained a premise that was brilliant satire on multiple levels at the same time. First of all, they actually helped promote a show on another network, by having Kyle convince the head of the FOX network that he should show an episode of the Family Guy that includes a scene with Muhammed in it. Not an insulting scene, not a mocking scene, a totally innocuous scene where Muhammed hands something to the Family Guy.

Kyle tells the FOX executive, “”You can’t do what he wants just because he’s the one threatening you with violence…Yes, people can get hurt. That’s how terrorism works. But if you give in to that, Doug, you’re allowing terrorism to work…If you don’t show Mohammed, then you’ve made a distinction between what is OK to make fun of and what isn’t. Either it’s all OK or none of it is. Do the right thing.” So the FOX executive decides to show the scene, but then as the guys are watching the show and it gets to that scene, the screen goes black with this message on it:

“In this shot, Mohammed hands a football helmet to Family Guy.”
At first, I assumed that this, too, was satire, that the South Park guys were making fun of Comedy Central, which would have been even more brilliant. Alas, no. Comedy Central really did censor the show and they’ve now released a public statement saying only:

“In light of recent world events, we feel we made the right decision.”

So the killers are winning. The terrorists are winning. They are winning not because of who they are but because of who we are not. We are not the America we thought we were.

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