MRC's Bozell Challenges CBS to Stand Ground, Air Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell called on the CBS television network to stay the course in planning to air a life-affirming Super Bowl commercial featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his mother, who was pressured to abort him during her pregnancy, after a bout of opposition has arisen among left-wing activist groups:

Radical leftist groups like the National Organization for Women have the gall to claim that this life-affirming ad is "extraordinarily offensive and demeaning." I have to wonder, what is so offensive about celebrating the decision of a mother to have her baby?

Bozell added that "CBS has the opportunity to make this a game-changer for network television," an "opportunity to show balance and fairness -- and simple decency" and "to stand against liberal liberal political censorship."

"If CBS caves to the leftist pressure, it's over for this network's credibility. On the other hand, CBS can make a very positive statement to all of America by holding its ground, Bozell concluded.

The MRC's Culture and Media Institute has more on this story here. For the full statement, visit MRC.org.

NB Staff
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