I understand from the news reports I’ve read that, after Linda Ronstadt, one of America’s greatest singers, dedicated a song to me from your stage on Saturday night, you instructed your security guards to remove her from the Aladdin, which they did.
What country do you live in? Last time I checked, Las Vegas is still in the United States. And in the United States, we have something called “The First Amendment.” This constitutional right gives everyone here the right to say whatever they want to say. All Americans hold this right as sacred. Many of our young people put on a uniform and risk their lives to defend it. My film is all about asking the questions that should have been asked before those brave soldiers were sent into harms way.
Apparantly Mr. Moore has a warped view of the First Amendment – as it exists to protect citizens from restrictions on free speech on the part of the government – thus the reason that the amendment starts off with the phrase “Congress shall make no law…”.
See, it’s pretty simple. It’s Mr. Timmin’s stage. If he doesn’t like what he hears on that stage – and it’s clear that many of his guests didn’t like what they heard – he has every right in the world to toss her off of that stage. And that’s exactly what he did.
And that’s freedom.
Apparently Mr. Moore wants something else…