Friday, April 11, 2008

Comrade Princess

Sarah Polley makes known her distress at the prospect of the passing of Bill C-10:
"I wouldn't have a career if it wasn't for public money," said Polley.
Erm ... can't quite figure out how this is supposed to work for your case, Sarah, but you were saying--

"Any whiff of censorship is chilling for us," she told a news conference before the Senate hearing.

"It's the job of artists to provoke and to challenge. Part of the responsibility of being an artist is to create work that will inspire dialogue, suggest that people examine their long-held positions and, yes, occasionally offend in order to do so."
Ms. Polley declined to comment on the proposed repeal of Section 13 of the Human Rights Act.