Now that Sony has pulled “The Interview” from theaters, there’s a question of why. Could it be that the way the U.S. handles lawsuits explains it?

Attorney and National Review Online columnist AJ Delgado writes:

And she’s not alone with this analysis. Trial attorney and Townhall contributor Kurt Schlichter has more:

There’s also the the legal threat Sony faces from its employees who were hacked. One lawsuit has already been filed and maybe Sony pulled the film not based on any threat of violence at a theater, but as a way to limit their liability in future employee lawsuits? The hackers have threatened to release more employee records on Christmas:

But now that Sony has caved to the demands of the hackers, have the hackers actually called a truce?

We’ll see what happens on Christmas Day.

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