a la carte

Bundles of Joy?

Many parents are fed up with violence on TV, and rightly so. This has led many social conservatives to weigh in on the side of a la carte regulation. Self-described “veteran of the culture war” Paul Weyrich of Free Congress Foundation has now joined the chorus. Weyrich is certainly right to be appalled at the amount of time spent watching TV–so much so that he wonders if “the television set ha[s] become the equivalent of a parent.” And yes, “it would be simpler if Americans could simply pick the stations we want and not take the channels we do not.” We do not, however, have a right to demand that companies whose products we choose to buy package their product Read More ›