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Thread #29369   Message #373141
Posted By: Peg
11-Jan-01 - 11:29 PM
Thread Name: Favourite covers of Dylan songs
Subject: RE: Favourite covers of Dylan songs
Pseudolus wrote:

So it's ok for her to take advantage of her public position to make her statement --isn't that what popular performers do? What's wrong with it? We tend to expect it of them, I should think.

but it was wrong for those who opposed her to voice theirs? --they were not really articulating anything amounting to a political statement; they were yelling and jeering like a bunch of gorillas.

Whatever side of the issue you find yourself on, your right to voice that opinion is supported by the other side's right to voice theirs. --I agree with that.

But she is still far more of a class act than those yahoos who tried to boo her off stage for dissing that asshole in the Vatican, and that's *my* opinion.