Thursday, September 07, 2006

It Had to be Said

[posted by Callimachus]

And I might as well say it, since it's expected of me.

Prominent Democratic politicians and bureaucrats are demanding that ABC not show a fictionalized miniseries about the September 11 attacks because it makes them look bad.

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada denounced the five-hour television movie, set to air in two parts on Sunday and Monday nights, as "a work of fiction."

Now, tell me again, which party crushes dissent? And tell me again, what was the reaction of leading Democrats to the highly inaccurate and deliberately misleading "Fahrenheit 911," which didn't even have the decency to acknowledge its fictionalizations?

Oh, yeah, I remember now:

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