April 1st, 2008



Oh, the Bush administration wishes they had this kind of behind-the-scenes string-pulling ability. They would really have liked to make Fahrenheit 9/11 (not to mention An Inconvenient Truth) vanish in the same way:

Exhibs drop "Yasukuni" in Japan

No doubt, it's truly being canceled because it might cause trouble for other tenants. I'm sure it's just a coincidence that the Diet (parliament) had a private screening of the movie last month. As I've said before, if you want to decrease your cynicism about U.S. politics, try living somewhere else for awhile.