Skip to comments.Was Dean Martin a Republican?
Posted on 11/11/2004 1:20:04 PM PST by Sybeck1
I ran across this picture and well considering Frank Sinatra was a democrat, I thought Dino was too.
I think he was a Pubbie.
The democrats were a different party in the past.
I believe the entire Rat Pack was Rat in the early 60's, but eventually became Republicans toward the end of the 60s.
Ain't that a kick in the head?
Check the voting records.
If he voted on 2 November 2004, he was a Democrat.
I suspect he hooked up with whatever party was serving drinks.
John Wayne was a wonderful patriot and Republican.
Great photo. Thanks for posting it, I'm gonna steal it.
I'll bet Sinatra wouldn't be a dem anymore, if he were alive.
I think Frank leaned Dim in the 60s, but was a GOPer in his later, smarter years.
I love listening to Dean's roasts. That was comedy at its finest back then. When real Americans drank, smoke, and ripped on each other good-naturedly.
Where he was born and raised was primarily steel plants, Steubenville, OH very blue collar and Democrat back then. Supposedly as the years wore on he became Republican.
As you know, Heston ultimately wound up being a staunch Republican conservative and NRA spokesman. Hollywood types who were Kennedy democrats were often Reagan democrats or outright republicans after their party went to hell in a handbasket.
Four good men- God rest their souls.
I believe Ronald Reagan and Frank were Democrats and then switched parties later.
Frank Sinatra was all over the map. He was a Democrat in 1960, supporting John Kennedy. By 1980 he had become a Reagan supporter. But shortly before his death he came out for some leftist causes (Planned Parenthood and some environmental whacko stuff, if I recall).
I'm pretty sure Dean Martin was a lifelong Republican.
When was this picture taken? Back in the sixties, Reagan was a Democrat.
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