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Friday, April 11, 2008

Elton John is.. well, a twit

http://www.reuters.com/article/peopleNews/idUSN0926923920080411

"NEW YORK (Reuters) - British pop star Elton John, playing a fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton in New York on Wednesday, said he was amazed at the misogyny of some in America and he hoped that wouldn't stop her being president.

At the fund-raiser which Clinton's campaign manager said raised $2.5 million, John said there was no one more qualified to lead the United States into the next era.

"Having said that, I never cease to be amazed at the misogynistic attitude of some people in this country. And I say to hell with them," he said, drawing cheers from the crowd at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan."


First off, the last time America cared what the British thought of America's political process, was 1776.

Second, this is the same tired song of the race-baiters. You can't criticize a black socialist, because that makes you a racist. Now as Elton John shows, you can't criticize a woman without being called a "misogynist".

Let's get something straight, "Sir" Elton: some of us oppose Hillary because she is a socialist, not because she's a woman! How about that! Some of us oppose her because she was involved in scandals, is a carpetbagger, and shows siginificant lack of judgement in her continued support of her cheating husband who lied under oath to a grand jury.

None of that has anything to do with being a woman. So, if you don't mind, the British can go back to minding their own business when it comes to American politics - at least, if you are only going to go around spouting inane nonsense like this.

p.s. If there truly is "no one more qualified to lead America", we're in trouble.

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