South Park Censored

This is what viewers saw last night, when World-wide Muslim riots over cartoons in a Danish newspaper scared Comedy Central to censor last nights South Park TV show, even though they did show Mohammed prominently, as a flame-wielding superhero in the "Super Best Friends" episode in 2003 (see picture below). and in this show Jesus defecated on George W. Bush and the American flag. It's the second run-in over religion in a few months for the satirists. Comedy Central pulled a March rerun of a "South Park" episode that mocked Scientologists. Isaac Hayes, a Scientologist who voiced the Chef character on the show, resigned in protest over the episode. Only last week, "South Park" won broadcasting's prestigious Peabody. Awards director Horace Newcomb said at the time that by its offensiveness, the show "reminds us of the need for being tolerant." View the video of the climactic ending.

And a link back to an earlier entry on this blog by the Danish Editor about why he published the now infamous cartoons.

And if you want to see the offending cartoons that were commisioned in response to the creeping undermining of Free Speech by Political Correctness & fear of intolerance.

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