Without doing much actual math, based on the energy of the neutrinos detected from SN1987A (~20 MeV or so) and the mass he measures and the distance to SN1987A (168,000 ly), you're looking at superluminal neutrinos arriving on the order of a second fast.
Because hosting the film entails risks, and talking to the government is a reasonable idea when the entity making threats might be another nation. If you heard the speech last week, Obama specifically said that he wished Sony had contacted his administration before canceling the movie's opening.
There's a certain subset of people for whom that is just never going to happen, or periods in lives where that's not going to happen. If we can make a magic pill, is that terrible? It's the future, let's take advantage.
The demonization of saturated fats was specifically because they used to not differentiate between trans fats and saturated fats in studies. Trans fats made sat. fats look bad. They are bad for you, full stop.
The people that drafted the US constitution by and large didn't want political parties, viewing them as overall harmful, and so our system isn't really built to handle them. They started to form while our first president was in office, though, so we can see how well that worked out.