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Annoying Washpost

The Washington Post also displayed its liberalism overtly today in yet another harangue against country performer Toby Keith. Reviewer Joe Heim wrote:

It was much better than most contemporary country, but the evening was tainted by Keith’s egregious displays of reactionary folderol. As talented, funny and entertaining as Keith is, there can’t be any excusing his venomous jingoism in “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)” and the “Taliban Song,” both of which he sang Sunday. Whatever the original intent of these tunes, to continue to make them the focal point of his live performance seems craven and cynical.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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