Random Ephemera

5 Censorships That Were Good Ideas

Censorship is generally a bad thing, especially when you've got a government trying to keep any... unpatriotic thoughts under wraps in order to maintain its own power over the national dialogue. I'm not saying that has never happened in good old 'Merica, but I will say that it's not really the norm here.

No, we have preferred to censor things because showing people blood or tits causes them to become murder mutants that roam the streets looking for a good night of ultra-violence. God only knows what a bloody tit does to them. They probably level up like Satanic Pokémon.

So everything cool has nannies making it less cool, but every once in a while, those nannies take something gory or sexy and make it much better through censorship. Here are five of the best.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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