It Takes a Village ... To Clean Up Video Games?

Sen. Hillary Clinton goes after Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Robberies, drive-by shootings and beatings of prostitutes have long been standard features of Grand Theft Auto video games. But hidden sex scenes have crossed the line. The discovery that in the latest edition, San Andreas, avid fans can direct X-rated action-- by accessing code on the Internet to unlock content on the disk--has led the game-ratings board to slap it with a restrictive Adults Only label. No surprise there. Less expected, however, is the major role Democrats have played in the campaign to protect children from nasty video games. The Democratic-controlled Illinois legislature recently passed a bill that would make it...