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You Can't Call a Pretty Girl Pretty; What Kind of Country Are We Becoming?

renny4 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 2:53 PM
At a piblic event you elected to attend by buying a ticket available to the public means you have NO expectation of privacy. The left is loonier all the time. And why do you care if someone is called beautiful? Or talented? Or intelligent? Or successful? All desciptors the left despises..
wtmoore1 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 3:43 PM
So, the fact that she's not suing Brent eliminates the relevance of the "expectation of privacy."

And since no one is calling for the government to censor ESPN or arrest Brent, this is not a First Amendment issue.

It's amazing to me that conservatives still can't separate these concepts. We are having a conversation about decency. That's it. No grand legal or constitutional implications. It's simply a matter of trying to identify the line of offensiveness for those in the public eye so they can operate with a modicum of decorum. Take a deep breath and relax, conservatives.

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