Sexagenarian leftist thinks soldiers are tools
Yesterday I posted about an essay written by the previously unheralded David Masciotra in which he excoriated American society for its penchant for calling soldiers (and I use this term generically to encompass sailors, airmen, and marines rather than the bureaucratic “servicemembers”) heroes rather than baby killers or something he’d prefer. I noted: Masciotra’s subtext is simply garden variety anti-Americanism that was the state of | Read More »
Bruce Springsteen and the Right
When New Jersey’s Republican governor, Chris Christie, was sworn into office, he chose to celebrate at his inauguration by joining a Bruce Springsteen cover band in singing the Boss’ signature anthem, ‘Born to Run’. Governor Christie hails from Bruce’s home state of New Jersey, and his zealous Springsteen fandom is perhaps unusually dedicated for a politician. But it also symbolizes a paradox: while Springsteen has | Read More »
So I’m guessing that Billy Joel ran over Ron Rosenbaum’s dog.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) I mean, it’s not like I can’t see Ron Rosenbaum’s basic point – although I don’t think that, for example, Bruce Springsteen’s lost his contempt, merely redirected it. Springsteen always wanted to be the next Woody Guthrie, singing the songs of the people and showing how the system keeps folks like him down. The fact that the system instead decided to | Read More »
Bruce Springsteen ain’t from the Jersey I saw today!
Sorry for triple-posting yesterday. Server errors kept coming up. UPDATE: Well, Joe the Payroll Clerk, a female McCain supporter and I were out on Route 130 and Route 571 (for all you Jerseyphiles) for three hours this afternoon. This is a part of Mercer County that runs near NJ Turnpike Exit 8A (hold the jokes, people) and near the Monmouth County border (Springsteen’s native county). | Read More »
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Reuters: Who Felled the Berlin Wall? How ‘Bout Bruce Springsteen! (No, They’re SERIOUS)
In one of the most ridiculous examples of unbridled hyperbole, Reuters has decided that singer Bruce Springsteen is the one responsible for bringing down the Berlin Wall and ending the Cold War. Yes, that’s Bruce “Scorn in the USA” Springsteen, one of the most anti-American rockers on the scene. I know what you’re thinking, “But what about Ronald Reagan?” Forget it, man, it’s Bruce all | Read More »