The Corner

Re: Audioslave in Cuba

K-Lo, don’t forget that Audioslave is a spinoff of Rage Against the Machine, the Marxist rap-rock group that embraced every trendy hard-left cause, from Mumia Abu-Jamal to Leonard Peltier to the Maoist Shining Path terrorists in Peru. Guitarist Tom Morello was criticized for going too “mainstream” with Audioslave, but clearly he’s pleasing the critics by rocking the “Anti-Imperialist Tribunal.” Personally, I’ve never gotten over the hilarity of naming a Marxist group “Rage Against the Machine,” as if there’s so much wild protest allowed under Marxist regimes. They should have been on a double bill with Shot In The Back of the Head.

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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