The alternate is equally unfair. Great Britain has famously stringent libel laws that favor the public persona. Lance Armstrong won a case for libel because the paper couldn't "prove" he had cheated. We've seen how that turned out... As defamation laws have a chilling effect on free speach, it's not surprising which harm this country is more accepting of.
here's one vote for "John Beilein's head in a Futurama jar"