Bailing Out Larry Flint

Larry Flint
Hustler magazine’s Larry Flint

Nobody could imagine that pornographers would be brazen enough to line up at the government trough. But sure enough, Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt and Joe Francis of Girls Gone Wild fame have asked their local Congressman, Henry Waxman, for $5 billion because, “People are too depressed to be sexually active,” according to Flynt. Ever the patriot, Flynt says an unsexed nation is an “unhealthy” nation. “Americans can do without cars and such but they cannot do without sex.”

But the jobs that Joe Francis assured Fox Business that he and Flynt would create are likely to be jobs for intellectual-property lawyers, in hopes of benefiting Hustler and Francis’s Mantra Films, Inc. at the expense of their innovative and creative competitors. FULL ARTICLE


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