Thursday, May 22, 2008

Obama's Decembrist problem, revisited

More on Obama's most disturbing indie rock associates... Right-wing commentators have tended to focus on the Decembrists' leftist-kitsch aesthetic, which they feel is unbecoming in a band supporting a presidential candidate. But I feel they are neglecting to scrutinize the group's terrible, terrible music as a knock on Obama's judgment...

3 comments:

stridewideman said...

Gosh, Rob. Me and 75,000 Orgeonians disagree with you re: the Decemberists' music. Some of the best lyrics in rock and roll today.

Rob said...

No accounting for taste, I guess! But I am going to endeavor to see past my differences with fans of fey indie rock for the good of this great nation, which longs for healing...

Saxdrop said...

de gustibus non est disputandum