Censored for years, the Smothers Brothers kept on satirizing. In the end their uncompromising political message drove them off the air, with CBS firing the duo and the rest of their comedy ensemble under pressure from the White House. Though the Brothers and the ACLU fought a successful legal battle in response, their careers were effectively over. A documentary, Smothered, tells the whole story — but only clips seem to be available online.
|By: Kit OConnell Wednesday April 16, 2014 4:37 pm|
|By: EdwardTeller Thursday October 31, 2013 2:00 pm|
The push-back against Max Blumenthal for Goliath is reminiscent to the reception of The Israel Lobby. One might say, though, that the militant Zionist hits against the new book are informed somewhat by what Zionist commentators have learned from Walt and Mearsheimer’s book.
|By: Suzanne Thursday May 12, 2011 10:00 pm|
|By: David Dayen Friday June 25, 2010 12:35 pm|
The premium in deepwater drilling really does seem to me to be faster, cheaper, more. Safer doesn’t enter the equation.