Ted Rall: Charlie Hebdo and an Irresistible Political Opportunity

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Written by Ted Rall

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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Cartoon: Ted Rall

For aNewDomain, I’m Ted Rall.