"[I]f you really, truly want to respect your fans, lower your ticket price as well as the price of your ubiquitous merchandise. I'm sure all those hard-working Americans could use the extra money now that the budgets are being cut drastically from Transportation, Education, Health and Human Services, HUD, Dept of the Interior, EPA, Farm Service Agency, FEMA, Agricultural, FDA, VA, FDA, FHA, National Center for Environmental Health, and numerous other departments and agencies that they might directly rely on for help. All so that we can pay off this massive tax cut during "war" time that we're all getting (them not so much though). Oh well, that's just one of those "political" things that I think about occasionally."
jonmc: And it's the "rednecks," kids who are coming back from Iraq in body bags.
Faux working-class populism can be quite the selling point, sadly. Throwing in status-quo reinforcing points about The Other and you've got yourself a multimillion dollar industry.jonmc: Perhaps, but we better come up with an alternative other than snotty condescension. Neither is all that appealing to me.
Faux working-class populism can be quite the selling point, sadly. Throwing in status-quo reinforcing points about The Other and you've got yourself a multimillion dollar industry.
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