Skip to comments.Conservative and cool - How the Right has come to reflect America's pop culture
Posted on 08/24/2003 5:00:25 PM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharpEdited on 04/13/2004 2:43:25 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
The conservative commentator James Hirsen, a columnist for Newsmax.com and a regular on Fox News and "The Sean Hannity Show," once played keyboards for the touring Temptations. At the time he was the only white face in the group.
His hiring, he says, was "no affirmative action decision. I really had to be funky, or I lost the gig."
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Efficient? Businesslike? I don't think so.
How about foolish and foolhardy, instead?
As a kid, I remember seeing Lee Atwater on Letterman sitting in on guitar and blue suit. He wasn't terrible, IIRC.
Oh, I'm extremely sorry to have to tell you that you forgot "stupid, irrelevant, communistic, wimpy, un-American, dangerous, lying, cheating, untrustworthy, sorry excuses for human beings."
"Joseph Lieberman, the Connecticut senator, is taken to task in Goldberg's book for his persistent attacks during the 2000 presidential campaign on Hollywood's perceived lack of morals."
Sheesh, a democrat actually does something right, and his party crucifies him. Party of tolerance, huh? I guess it depends on what the meaning of the word, "tolerance" is.
Too right. There is a large class of PJ O'Rourke/South Park conservatives out there (I count myself in that group) which the GOP is ignoring in order to court those who support Ashcroft's statue-draping: hell, it's their loss.
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