News of Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker being a member of the Tea Party has, not surprisingly, caused a fair amount of cognitive dissonance on the left. But this comment thread, spotted by Kathy Shaidle, is a hoot:
“But who does Nico back?”
— abobo on October 19, 2010 at 10:21 PM
“Nico is no longer with us, I’m afraid.”
— Missy on October 19, 2010 at 10:38 PM
“So Nico is voting Democrat?”
— Terrie on October 19, 2010 at 11:14 PM
As for the women who weren’t a part of Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable in the mid-1960s and why they’re Tea Partiers, Tammy Bruce has you covered, in England’s Guardian, of all place.