Linda Ronstadt Violates Godwin's Law
“People don’t realize that by voting Republican, they voted against themselves,” she says. Of Iraq in particular, she adds, “I worry that some people are entertained by the idea of this war. They don’t know anything about the Iraqis, but they’re angry and frustrated in their own lives. It’s like Germany, before Hitler took over. The economy was bad and people felt kicked around. They looked for a scapegoat. Now we’ve got a new bunch of Hitlers.”
Allow Dennis Miller to rebut that astonishing bit of crystalline logic:
The Left is so busy saying John Ashcroft is Hitler, and President Bush is Hitler, and Rudy Giuliani is Hitler that the only guy they wouldn’t call Hitler was the foreign guy with the mustache who was throwing people who disagreed with him into the wood-chipper.I think Linda's just trying to be one of "the squeaky wheels shrieking for grease (Soy-based non-petroleum recycled post-consumer grease, please)".
Almost forgot--if you did vote Republican, remember, Linda doesn't want you in her audience. Or doesn't want to be in the same audience with you. Or something like that. Because music is a universal force for good, helping to change the world and bring people together. Except for eeevil, eeevil, icky Republicans.
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