As our nation continues to spend and spend, there is
a horrible reality behind this short piece.
During the 2004 Super Bowl, you sports fans probably
noticed sponsors like beer companies, tobacco companies, and even the George
Bush White House.
But the one to the right was not among them. That's
because CBS would not air it.
It's been suggested it wasn't shown because of a
massive favor it got from George Bush's Administration - a law which allows it
to grow much bigger. It's also been suggested that since CBS overwhelmingly
favored George Bush in its political giving, it does not want to air anything
that questions President Bush or his policies.
Whichever way you look at it, the appearance is
that politics was played with the right to free speech.
claimed that this ad and an ad from the People for the Ethical Treatment of
Animals were too controversial to air.
You can judge that for yourself.