Originally Posted by chator
Actually, i believe there was a deliberate attempt by Paramount to create a 9-11 analogy. I remember hearing about a meeting that President Bush had with the President of Paramount at the time, i don't remember her name, it might have been Gail Berman. Bush was trying to politically influence studio programming, by getting executives to voluntarily make a commitment to certain types of programming. I believe the Xindi plot on ENTERPRISE, was a result.
Could be, CBS lobbied Bush really hard to expand FCC rules and in return refused to air a commercial critical of Bush during the 2004 Superbowl. But all the back rubbing went on DURING the Xindi War story. Who knows.