Is the name of a book written by my friend Kathy Shaidle about the hrc thought police. This attitude seems to permeate Canada's regulators. legislators and self regulators. The most recent nonsense:
( We are not the only ones to be always offended)
You may have noticed the global snort of derision when it became known that Money For Nothing, a 25-year-old Dire Straits song written by Mark Knopfler and Sting, has been ruled too offensive for Canadian radio play.
What’s interesting, apart from the simple lunacy of suddenly banning a tune that’s 25 years old and has already been played about a billion times, is the reason: A radio station in St. John’s received a complaint.
That’s all it takes in Canada: One person to take offense.
Update some radio stations are going to continuously play the song for an hour! One of the band members thinks its pretty silly!
I like the song so here it is!!
Apparently Dire Straits already self censored they changed the word to queenie: