Ted Rall: Charlie Hebdo and an Irresistible Political Opportunity

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American news media refused to show Charlie Hebdo cartoons that provoked the slaughter of 12 people in Paris, saying they forbid imagery mocking religion. Here’s Ted Rall with what he says should be an irresistible opportunity to fearful politicians.

aNewDomain — American news media outlets refused to show the Charlie Hebdo cartoons that provoked the slaughter of 12 people in Paris last week on the grounds that their policies forbid the depiction of imagery that intentionally mocks religion. This opens up a great loophole for politicians in trouble.

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Ted Rall

Based in New York, Ted Rall is aNewDomain’s chief commentator and a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. A Pulitzer nominee, Rall’s latest book is the NYT bestselling book, Trump: A Graphic Biography.
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