The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is a state-funded TV service in Canada. Your tax dollars at work, that is, if you’re a denizen of the Frozen North. And, like all other state broadcasters throughout the Western world, the CBC leans left — often hard left.
So it’s no surprise to learn that the CBC has declined to display any Mohammed cartoons. It’s a matter of principle, you see: to respect the religious sensibilities of Canada’s diverse television audience.
However, in a notable exception to its customary solicitousness for the tender religious feelings of its viewers, the CBC featured the notorious photo “Piss Christ” by Andres Serrano, which depicts a crucifix submerged in what is reportedly a vessel of the photographer’s own urine. Like most liberal media outlets, the CBC considers Mr. Serrano’s work of fine art to be different from depictions of Mohammed, or other images that offend Muslims. Why is it different? Well… it just is, that’s all!
Presumably the main difference is that Christian holy warriors are unlikely to firebomb the offices and studios of the CBC for its willingness to insult Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ…
In the following video, Brian Lilley of TheRebel.media chronicles the policies of the CBC concerning anti-Christian images versus the Motoons. When called on their habitual double standard, the esteemed aestheticians of the state broadcaster move through blatant hypocrisy into outright insult of their viewers’ intelligence by insisting that they treat all religions alike:
Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.