mark steyn on quasi-celebrities who shouldn’t speak, and more

the Screen Actors’ Guild is now worrying about a new “blacklist” against anti-war celebrities. No such blacklist exists. And for Ed Asner and Mike Farrell to lose work over their opposition to the war would require first for them to be offered some. It seems a mite inconsistent to use your celebrity status to advance your politics and then complain that your politics is impacting your celebrity status. Here, for example, is elderly rocker Chrissie Hynde on stage the other day: ” ‘Have we gone to war yet?’ she asked sarcastically, early on. ‘We f—–‘ deserve to get bombed. Bring it on.’ Later she yelled, ‘Let’s get rid of all the economic s— this country represents! Bring it on, I hope the Muslims win!’ “

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