You know, before they got their jackbooted booties kicked in the 40s, I don't think there were nearly so many baddies being compared to fascists as there are today. Guy flips you off on the highway? Must be a Nazi. Got a parking ticket? It's Kristallnacht all over again.
He compared the rise of satellite radio to Nazi Germany at the onset of World War II, drawing only mild protest from their first incursions. First satellite radio was just music with no commercials, but then came talk radio programs and discussion of advertising. "Now they are seizing our major league baseball and college football and basketball rights," Christian wrote in his e-mail.
Now, I've never seen satellite radio except in the electronics section at WalMart, but somehow I find it hard to picture ordinary broadcasters being herded into cattle cars to be gassed. Of course, maybe that's just what they want us to think.