Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Quote of the day, 4/10/07

The First Amendment protects every American's right to freedom of speech. It doesn't protect racists' high-paying media jobs.


--from a Philly Inquirer article on Imus' recent assholery

Also:

"Porn is a business and its workers should be contracted while they're sober and paid with money, not T-shirts, hats and underwear."


--Liz Ladd, re the Joe Francis/Girls Gone Wild assholery, via Plain(s)feminist

and, from the comments in that same PF thread, Cassandra Says:

I am unconvinced that legal documents signed after 10 martinis should be considered binding.

6 comments:

Eli said...

The First Amendment protects every American's right to freedom of speech. It doesn't protect racists' high-paying media jobs.

Yes! Thank you!

This also applies to the hate talk at KSFO, where they're whining about how spocko is trying to shut down their precious free speech.

Renegade Evolution said...

"Porn is a business and its workers should be contracted while they're sober and paid with money, not T-shirts, hats and underwear."

Oh indeed.

Eli said...

I know I'm not exactly breaking new ground by saying that Joe Francis is a pig and I hope he goes down hard.

Not that there won't be a multitude of pigs rising up to take his place.

Chuckie K said...

BD, The link to the Inky gets you this message: Page Not Found
If you typed in the address, used a bookmark or followed a link from another Web site, this page is no longer available.
Since a search for Imus produces several articles, you're going to have to identify the one you mean.

By the way, the Inquirer also used their top editorial spot to criticize Imus, but managed a little latent depoliticizing racism themselves, "... anyone amused by Imus' self-described idiocy must have a warped sense of humor."

Instead of anyone who finds Imu's bigoted humor funny shares his bigotry.

Anonymous said...

Thanks to visiting kos, I learned that Imus is on my side because he gives money away to kids, that he's a victim because if he weren't white he probably wouldn't have made racist remarks and thus wouldn't be in trouble, and the it's all Al Sharpton's fault anyway. My brain needs a shower. Is it possible that's a parody site?

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