And the reason is frankly astounding: they don't want to risk offending their audience, which polls as at least marginally pro-war.
Werde links MTV's surprisingly cautious playlist to a poll taken by MTV.com that found that 61 percent of the music channel's viewers support the war.Heh. Does my heart good to read that. I just find it incredible that MTV viewers support the war.
"The majority of Americans still support this war," Werde writes, "no matter how boisterous folks are at protests, no matter how long the city of San Francisco is shut down by people with their arms chained together, no matter how loudly protesters scream ‘Not in my name!' "