The comments are still “Joo!!!” free as of 6:30 AM ET, despite the subject matter (cuz we all know who runs the media, right.)
Which brings us to the latest “controversy”: the Red Sox player who delivered an impassioned (and nationally broadcast) pre-game speech to the hometown crowd shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Specifically, David Ortiz declared, “This is our fucking city, and nobody’s going to dictate our freedom.”
Especially not the FCC. Use of that word would normally net broadcasters a $1-million fine, but in this case, the Commission hurriedly took the curse off the curse. Ortiz was simply speaking “from the heart,” the FCC chairman Tweeted reassuringly.