Could you imagine the reaction if the Bush administration asked the removal of a movie? What if they ordered a filmmaker taken from his home in the middle of the night on the pretense of checking if he had violated his probation?
1) "Google will not remove anti-Islam film from YouTube following White House request for review"
The Innocence of Muslims, a movie that has enraged radical Islamists who have rioted and committed murders in the Middle East this week, was partially shot on a set that Paramount's TV unit helped to build for its TV show JAG, and a man with five decades of movie and television experience is helping the FBI figure out who is behind the controversial film. . . .
The FBI and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were interviewing Veluzat on Thursday, and Veluzat told The Hollywood Reporter that both law-enforcement agencies instructed him not to speak with the press or other interested parties about what he knows about The Innocence of Muslims. . . .3) How about the filmmaker being rousted from his bed in the middle of the night? Glenn Reynolds has this comment:
WHY BARACK OBAMA SHOULD RESIGN. Just for the record, this is what it looked like for a man who made a film that made the Obama Administration uncomfortable: . . .Here’s the key bit: “Just after midnight Saturday morning, authorities descended on the Cerritos home of the man believed to be the filmmaker behind the anti-Muslim movie that has sparked protests and rioting in the Muslim world.” . . .