Republicans hate country music

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"Tell me again why liberals are supposed to be the elitists?" writes Amanda, citing opposition from 2 Texas Republicans to naming a stretch of road after country legend Willie Nelson. The Republicans cite his "drinking and smoking." Oh, and his active campaigning for Democrats. "Willie Nelson, along with drinking and smoking, are on the naughty list in Republicanland. You can add those to the pile, alongside blow jobs, the birth control pill, 'The Daily Show,' and non-Christian (aka, good) rock bands. And it looks like they can't even pretend to embrace 'South Park' anymore." (Pandagon)

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