Frightening Precedent

Ronstadt Booted From Vegas Casino

These sort of events remind me of Nazi Germany, or China’s Cultural Revolution. Truly frightening that this sort of fanaticism and obtuse judgement is happening right here in America:

Linda Ronstadt not only got booed, she got the boot after lauding filmmaker Michael Moore and his new movie, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” during a performance at the Aladdin hotel/casino in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Before singing “Desperado” for an encore, the 58-year-old artist called Moore a “great American patriot” and “someone who is spreading the truth.” She also encouraged everybody to see the documentary that is highly critical of President Bush.

Imagine that. You call someone a patriot, and you get booed and then fired. These narrow-minded people are in such fear of discovering that their unwavering, unquestioning obediance to the Bush Administration is perhaps all just in support of demagogues and lies.

Something deeply disturbing is taking shape in our country.