- McLibel -

McD has had the freedom to lie for years!

Posted by: Siamak ( UK ) on June 23, 1997 at 16:49:52:

In Reply to: Re: Lets Put Mcdonalds Out of Business? Perhaps, but let's have freedom of criticism! posted by Barry Briggs on June 20, 1997 at 15:56:03:

> ..but not the 'freedom to lie' about others.

Are you saying whoever criticises McD is a lier? Well, as we have all heard, McD was found (by the judge at McLibel case) to have been lying through their teeth for years now - about their product being healthy, not exploiting their workforce, not subjecting animals to cruelty, not exploiting vulnerability of children to adverts etc etc. It is only thanks to McD critics and Helen and Dave specially that these lies have been exposed and confirmed now.

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