The Corner

Re Captain America

Michael Medved and Michael Lackner wrote a paper called “The Betrayal of Captain America” for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies three years ago. They wrote that Marvel Comics and other publishers are disseminating comic books that … express anti-war sentiments, condemn America as a racist state, liken the actions of our Armed Forces to the murderous crimes of Islamic terrorists, portray terrorists as advocates for sympathetic causes, show others to be victims of U.S. aggression, and reveal our Government officials to be scheming, evil villains.

“A Wildstorm comic describes the FBI as breaking countless human rights laws, and one Marvel superhero even goes so far as to threaten President Bush with assassination.”

The paper is here.  

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...

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