Sex and religion prompt newspapers to censor "Opus" comic

In Opus — Berkeley Breathed's comic strip followup to Bloom County — the ever-changeable Lola Granola has taken up conservative Islam as her latest fad. In response, chickenshit newspaper editors across America have pulled the strip, scared of offending people with sex and religion. As Dan Gillmor writes at The Center for Citizen Media Blog, "Puritan prudishness and political cowardice: Now there's a combination that's just certain to attract more readers."

Link to Salon editorial about the controversy,

Link to this week's Opus