Friday, December 02, 2005
Our Newest Op Ed
- By Frederick Meekins
For decades, children have enjoyed the antics of that inquisitive simian Curious George. Leave it to Hollywood to think it can improve on an author's creative genius by altering the original work to bring it in compliance with asinine politically correct assumptions.
Integral to the Curious George mythos is the character referred to as "The Man In The Yellow Hat" who takes care of George and helps him out of all the mischief the rambunctious primate happens to get into. But in this era where it is said traditional values no longer exist and the worth of one's character is determined by what trendy progressive causes one might happen to support, the kindness he bestows upon his furry companion is no longer enough to demonstrate his compassion and understanding. Now in order to be categorized as an appropriate cinematic protagonist or figure worthy of admiration, the back story of The Man In The Yellow Hat must be altered to placate the sensitivity sentinels.......
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