Re: [rumori] mickey mouse wins

From: Steev Hise (
Date: Wed Jan 15 2003 - 16:14:47 PST

on Wed, 15 Jan 2003 matt davignon told me:

>Wow, the Supreme Court - another government body that I don't have faith in.
>I guess we couldn't really expect them to rule against Disney since, 1)
>Disney has a ton of lobbying power and 2) Disney's characters are fiercely
>endeared by most Americans.

>how can we expect them to rule
>against cute, cuddly little Mickey Mouse?

This has nothing to do with being "against" or "for" Mickey
Mouse. Disney is not Mickey. Mickey Mouse is just a property, a
resource that by now should belong to the people. saying that
Americans love Disney characters, and hence Disney should keep
owning them, is like saying "most americans love national parks,
so Exxon should drill at Denali."


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