More on The Roots and Michele Bachmann
personaldiscourse says: This is pretty hard for me to swallow. I obviously think it was disrespectful, and agree that this wouldn’t happen to the First Lady. BUT this doesn’t express the opinion of the ‘Hollywood elite’, just the band itself. What does she expect to happen? Does she expect the government to give them a slap on the wrist? Isn’t it her party who is strongly against the government stepping into industry? What higher power is she complaining to, who does she expect to punish this band?
» SFB says: Well, they are on NBC’s payroll, so they have a financial interest in keeping their jobs, right? That seems like the obvious choice to us. Your employers can certainly punish you too. — Ernie @ SFB
(Source: shortformblog, via christess)