Bozell Column: Pete Seeger, Still ‘America’s Best-Loved Commie

There was a serious clash of ideologies on the front page of the newspapers on January 29. The Obama media were delighted that in his State of the Union address, Obama honored Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, the personification of military heroism. But newspapers also honored the late radical folk singer Pete Seeger, whose songs mocked the American military as idiots. Take “Where Have All…

Daily Beast's Moynihan: Let's Not Whitewash Pete Seeger's Sympathy for

"[I]t’s important to remember that [Pete] Seeger, once an avowed Stalinist, was a political singer devoted to a sinister political system--a position he held long after the Soviet experiment drenched itself in blood and collapsed in ignominy." With lines like that, the Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan might find himself crossed off a few Christmas card lists and curiously…

PBS, the Communist Folk Singer Tribute Channel

To those who make public fools of themselves saying that one-sided left-wing programming on PBS is an illusion, we suggest they open the Sunday Washington Post to the TV Week magazine. There on the cover is a picture of Pete Seeger, the radical-left folk singer-songwriter. "Raising His Voice: PBS Pays Tribute to Singer-Activist Pete Seeger," the cover says. Inside, readers learn PBS is…

NYT Writer Corrects Record: Pete Seeger 'Only' 40 Years Late in Denoun