Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Why Madonna Is A Threat To Putin
Putin is willing to condone dissent in Russia as long as it is confined to a small elite audience. The government may have made a mistake when it went after a rock group that it accused of hooliganism. The government get Madonna made because she believes in free speech for entertainers. Madonna has supported the rock group and she has been critical of Putin's government. The threat to Putin, and to others who try to contain dissent, is that Madonna and other entertainers reach a mass audience. It is harder for governments to control the entertainment media. Celebrities, like Madonna, are a potential threat to those who want to keep the masses in the dark.