Pre mid-term censorship on FOX

FOX censored a single brutal line out of the Simpsons Halloween episode that aired in the USA last Sunday.
It was a very negative commentary on the Iraq war made by the aliens.
[They had already made various allusions to it, but then they drove the point firmly home with a direct comment.]

A lot of people are claiming that it is just a directorial cut rather than censorship.
However the version with the line was aired in Canada and the UK, while the line was only omitted in the USA.

I believe this was probably censorship by an over-cautious FOX exec, fearing it was too political to air just before the mid-term elections.

Well, within the next few hours we will see if things in the USA have changed, or whether Diebold have helped out the GOP again.

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