September 30, 2009

Those Hollywood liberals

It used to be that professional entertainers who expressed their political views were excoriated by conservative Republicans and scolded, in so many words, to "shut up and sing."

My, how the times have changed.* These days, the likes of Chuck Norris, Pat Boone, Jon Voight, and — most recently — Andy Williams** are celebrated for their profound insight, courage, and heroism.

Depends on who they're criticizing, apparently.

* Directly traceable to November 4, 2008, the date of a lost election.
** He was famous in the 1960s for owning a lot of sweaters.


Bert said...

Recently right-wing pundits were swooning over the profound insight that beauty queen and lingerie model Carrie Prejean bestows.


Anonymous said...

i guess obama isn't his huckleberry friend.

illusory tenant said...

Coincidentally, I just walked in the door and found the WorldNutDaily columnist Pat Boone on Hannity, criticizing Obama for never having served in the military.

grumps said...

You have it wrong. Perry Como was famous for owning sweaters. Andy Williams was famous for owning the Osmond Brothers.

illusory tenant said...

That's what started the War On Christmas.