In the midst of another memorable acceptance speech at this year's Emmys Sally Field was cut off by Fox, the network broadcasting the awards show, when she said, "If mothers ruled the world, there would be no G-ddamned wars in the first place." Predictably, many liberals are in a tizzy, unjustly accusing Fox of censoring Field because of her traitorous anti-war views.
While I certainly applaud Fox for its efforts to protect us from words and images that could upset us, I think that Fox could do a much better job guarding its own henhouse. On Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox, on the September 14 "Pinheads & Patriots" segment, O'Reilly broadcasts Kanye West's obscenity laced tirade backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards. All of West's obscenities are bleeped out with the exception of one word: "G-ddamned." You can see the video of the segment by clicking on the link that says "Watch Pinheads & Patriots" here.
In the transcript all of the obscenities are replaced with "(expletive deleted)" except for the one obscenity banned in the Second Commandment:
Man, that's two years in a row, man! Get off this (expletive), man. I love these people but man. G-ddamn, man. Give a (expletive deleted) a chance, man. Give a black man a chance. I'm trying hard, man. I got the (expletive deleted) number one record, man. I'm trying, man. I don't give a (expletive deleted).
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