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your tax dollars at work - use more adjectives(3 posts)

your tax dollars at work - use more adjectivesmohair_chair
Jan 14, 2004 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell has asked his fellow commissioners to overturn a much-criticized decision that an expletive uttered by the musician Bono on a network program was not obscene.

During last year's NBC broadcast of the Golden Globes Awards, the lead singer of the Irish rock group U2 said "this is really, really, f------ brilliant."

The FCC's enforcement bureau ruled in October that the comment was not indecent or obscene because Bono used the word as an adjective, not to describe a sexual act. "The performer used the word ... as an adjective or expletive to emphasize an exclamation," the bureau said.
Nepotism. What do you expect? (nm)czardonic
Jan 14, 2004 11:00 AM
f*cking right he did ;) (nm)ColnagoFE
Jan 14, 2004 11:04 AM