One by one, they fall to the pressure of group-think and political correctness. “Artist” by artist, they refuse to participate after being honored with a request, or they rudely back out of performing at President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Inauguration celebration, bowing to pressure from the intolerant among us. The latest to wimp out is Jennifer Holliday.
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Tagged Andrea Bocelli, Charlotte Church, Donald Trump, Garth Brooks, Hamilton, Inauguration, Jennifer Holliday, John Lewis, LGBT community, Lola Kirke, Meryl Streep, Mike Pence, Moby, open thread, Paul Ryan, Rebecca Ferguson
In the movie Donnie Brasco, Mafia hit-man Lefty explains mob lingo to Donnie:
Okay, when I introduce you, I’m gonna say, “This is a friend of mine.” That means you’re a connected guy. Now if I sez that “this is a friend of ours,” that would mean you’re a made guy. Capisci?
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Tagged Barack Obama, Clinton email, Clinton Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, Clinton Mafia, connected guy, corruption, Crown Prince Salman of Bahrain, Donald Trump, Donnie Brasco, Judicial Watch, Lincoln Bedroom, made guy, Mike Pence, open thread, Rod Blagojevich, Terry McAuliffe, wiseguy