Thank You Martha

Thanks to last year's campaign by Martha Burk and her small cadre of feminist activists, the Augusta National Golf Club decided to spare the corporate sponsors of the CBS broadcast of the Masters from any nationwide boycott of their products, by having CBS televise the tournament commercial—free.  This was also the case this year, and as a result, golf fans were awarded a riveting final round on TV without commercial interruption.   I have watched coverage of a few Olympics and World Cup soccer games in Slovenia, and these broadcasts were always without interruption with commercials. The ads appeared at the beginning and end of the day's coverage, and never interrupted any event.  In America, one has to put up with Katie Couric or Bob Costas telling us that while 'we were gone' the following nations' Olympic teams entered the Stadium : Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, and El Salvador.    The...(Read Full Article)