So, About That Almost-Bombing In Times Square

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on May 2, 2010

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As Jim Treacher notes, we do not yet know the motivation behind it. But if it is the case that this was an attempt to go after Viacom–and through it, South Park–then that would blow a hole in the theory that the censorship of the South Park episode featuring the prophet Mohammad in a bear suit would be enough to appease those who threaten violence in response to those depictions.

“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping that it will eat him last,” as Winston Churchill said. Personally, I am not sure crocs are so indulgent.

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