CBS Allows Focus On The Family Advocacy Ad During Super Bowl, But Bans Gay Dating Site Ad
Their stated reason? The ad with gay content was considered an "advocacy ad" that was not "responsibly produced" and “not within the Network’s broadcast standards for Super Bowl Sunday.”
Andrew Sullivan flits in-and-out of my good graces, but when he's right, he's right:
There is one reason this ad was denied. Its gay content was deemed offensive to football fans, while an anti-abortion issues ad wasn’t.
He also notes that FotF is "Christianist and virulently anti-gay." This is true. But they're also sickening, anti-Semitic, child-abusing, sexist bigots.
Nice going, CBS.