Ed Driscoll

Whistling Dixie: Root Causes

Ian Schwartz asks, “Why Do The Dixie Chicks Hate America?”. The answer (or at least the root causes of what is a surprisingly ancient and reactionary fashion now sclerotic, hard and covered with liver spots) is blowing in the wind

See also this essay; scroll down for the history of another previously apolitical musician gone round the bend.

Update: Tammy Bruce writes:

since [Natalie Maines of the Dixies says] she “doesn’t understand” patriotism, I have a short list of a few concepts which epitomize America and illustrate why we goofballs so love this country.

Read the rest.