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Jay Leno and the Writers Guild of America (WGA)

Recently, Jay Leno has been criticized by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for writing his own "Tonight Show" monologue during the writer's strike. Leno is himself a WGA member and went as far as preparing jokes ahead of time and using cue cards. Other hosts, such as Conan O'Brien, have avoided officially "writing", choosing instead to rely on their improvisational skills. What is your view on this situation?
Did Jay Leno break WGA strike rules by writing his own monologue?
Yes, he's now a scab writer
No, it's okay
If you think Leno did nothing wrong, or that perhaps an exception should be made in his case, what are your reasons for thinking so?
He's writing for himself
He's a comedian; he can't turn his brain off
He publicly supports the strike and brings it a lot of attention
He's in a tough spot and is trying to keep the rest of his staff employed
No exceptions! Every person who crosses the line weakens the strike.
If you think Leno should not be writing his monologue during the strike, what are your reasons for thinking so?
He's a WGA member, and writing is a clear violation of the strike
NBC is profiting from his writing, and that hurts the guild's bargaining power
Conan O'Brien is managing without writing; so should he
It might be a gray area, but he is too high profile to risk hurting the strike
Come on, he did nothing wrong!
This poll was created on 2008-01-06 22:16:19 by Mister Poll