John Nolte thinks the White House should insist that the movie “Zero Dark Thirty” be shelved because it could inflame the Muslim world.
Now that the White House and State Department have made clear that they believe movies compel terrorists to terrorize, it’s time for them to get ahead of this problem. And one thing the White House can do immediately is to pressure Sony to stop the release of director Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” which celebrates the killing of Osama bin Laden.
I’m only saying this because, you know, the White House and the media told me movies inflame and cause terrorism. …
Moreover, an excuse Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be able to use in the case of “Zero Dark Thirty” (as she did with “Innocence of Muslims”) is the cowardly and self-righteous claim that the federal government and the Obama White House had nothing to do with “Zero Dark Thirty.”
Because the federal government and the Obama White House had everything to do with “Zero Dark Thirty.”
As we now know, in an effort to get this glitzy in-kind contribution (tens of millions of dollars) up on the screen in time to affect the election, it was the Obama Administration that gave the filmmakers tons of encouragement and a troubling amount of access to all kinds of classified material. (Read More)
We all know that nobody will ask Bigelow not to release her movie, as it was made with the intention of making President Obama look good. He needs all the propaganda he can get. I just wonder if this movie does insult Muslims and sends them out rampaging in the streets if the authorities will send brownshirts to Bigelow’s home in the middle of the night like they did to the guy who made that obscure film they’re blaming everything on now. They probably won’t, you know, because in the Obama world some people are more equal and deserving of rights than others.
H/T to Smitty at The Other McCain
Update 2: Instapundit linked – thanks!
Update 3: The Pirate’s Cove linked – thanks!