[FoRK] Michael Moore vs. the Bush Inc. subsidiary called DISNEY

Luis Villa louie at ximian.com
Thu May 6 11:32:58 PDT 2004


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 13:26 -0500, Contempt for Meatheads wrote:
> But the problem apples / oranges;  Moore's movie is intended for 
> display in theaters and for sale / rental;  all parties involved are 
> participants in a voluntary transaction and no use is made of a scarce 
> public good.  Sure Moore's movie is partisan political advocacy;  but 
> unless we're talking about airing it on the networks the various 
> arguments against political advertising, Fairness, etc. don't really 
> apply.  Right?

Right. Unless you want to also claim that all political books are also
violations of the law and want Moore, Franken, Limbaugh, and Coulter
thrown in jail.

<pause for thought>

Hrm. Maybe this is not such a bad idea after all.
Luis



More information about the FoRK mailing list