BARF: NYT Gushes Over Dixie Chicks: 'Witches Who Could Not Be Burned'

July 14th, 2020 9:30 AM

The band formerly known as The Dixie Chicks made the front of the New York Times Sunday Styles with a full-page photo under the puffed-up headline “Still Fearless.” Inside was a two-page spread with posed photos, “A Sisterhood Skilled at Ignoring the Static.” The text box: “Three women flourished in an industry that never really loved or defended them.” Fortunately for the “Chicks” (…

NYT Critic Whacks Trump Concert for 'Jingoism and Vaudevillian Fluff'

January 20th, 2017 9:37 AM
New York Times music critic Jon Caramanica transparently sounded like an angry Democrat in reviewing the concert titled the "Making America Great Again! Welcome Celebration." He began by complaining that the Trump organizers didn't even ask rapper Kanye West to appear, despite his kind words for Trump. Instead, Caramanica uncorked a classic leftist attack, that the event "…

WaPo's Joe Heim: Country Music Often Filled with Hate

June 30th, 2009 2:06 PM
 "When they're runnin' down my country [music], man, they're walkin' on the fightin' side of me."Merle Haggard's most famous lyric could well be adapted to express the reaction country music fans may have upon reading Joe Heim's latest review in the June 30 Washington Post. Heim's lead paragraph begins with a drive-by attack on the genre as a whole:Country music has always had something…

CBS's Storm Blogs About Toby Keith, Actually Praises His Patriotism

September 26th, 2007 12:26 PM
As a country music fan, it often frosts me to flip open the pages of a newspaper and read snide, left-of-center snark from music reviewers about the right-leaning, patriotic sentiments of country musicians. Toby Keith, in particular, has been a favorite target of liberal journalists, although the tide's been turning a bit of late.So here's something that might just end up "Shock'n Y'All…