I Don’t Always Agree With George Clooney, But When I Do…UPDATED

George Clooney (Shutterstock)

It’s when he says we shouldn’t be bowing down to sovereign terrorists from North Korea.   Here’s your Quote of the Week,

 

“We have a responsibility to stand up against this. That’s not just Sony, but all of us, including my good friends in the press who have the responsibility to be asking themselves: What was important? What was the important story to be covering here? The hacking is terrible because of the damage they did to all those people. Their medical records, that is a horrible thing, their Social Security numbers. Then, to turn around and threaten to blow people up and kill people, and just by that threat alone we change what we do for a living, that’s the actual definition of terrorism.”

–George Clooney

Read the rest at Deadline Hollywood’s, Hollywood Cowardice: George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean Cyberterror Attack.

Also, check in with Tom McDonald’s Remember When Artists Had Courage? Personally, I think the artists have plenty of courage. Their studio executives? Not so much. As a nation, though, this decision is intolerable.

UPDATE

NBC News: FBI says North Korea was behind the Sony hack.

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