In other news…

This is … fabulous.

I’d say this will make Stephen Stills kill himself just so he can roll in his grave – except I’m told that’s him playing the guitar so what the hell do I know.

I’m also told that the reason this godawful video (I haven’t made it more than a minute in so maybe it gets better – but I won’t bet the rent on it) is all over the Intertubes this morning is that it was played as the closer at the ‘virtual’ Democrat convention last night. This means something I find appalling, even by the very low standards to which I hold political apparatchiks…

Despite appearances this wasn’t put together by a bored gay guy alone with a green screen in his basement. Hey, I doubt Stills comes cheap. And then numerous, perhaps many people, presumably adults, decided that playing this … thing at the 2020 Democratic National Convention was a good thing to do: That this was exactly the look required for the political party that seriously intends to rule the United States of America.

I’m going to take a walk and let that sink in. And then maybe shoot myself.

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16 Responses to In other news…

  1. Anonymous says:

    50 seconds is all I could do.

  2. Jeff Allen says:

    Your brief, elliptical, opinionated review is all I’ve seen. I recall somebody elsewhere moaning about how bad the closing was for the first night: was this why?

    In other nightmares, I recall a still photo of Mr. & Mrs. Gore and Mr. & Mrs. Clinton in blue jeans as some Fleetwood Mac thing played.

    Same generation, same moves. Still not watching.

  3. Beans says:

    So is this a commercial for the Soviet Socialist Republic of America?


    Trigger finger very itchy, not enough hydrocortisone or gunpowder in the world to make it feel better.

  4. Tsgt Joe says:

    after watching, I feel oddly discomfited.

  5. Claire says:

    I skipped to near the end. You no longer have to wonder if it gets better. Trust me.

  6. Stuff like that is why I envy your desert hermit life most of the time. No need to shoot yourself– you’re in the best possible place to be as this crap plays out.

  7. winston smith says:

    I find that my life is much more enjoyable since i quit listening to what the msm, and politicians in particular, yammer on about.
    So since i didnt watch any of, it i’m sitting here fat, happy, and with an unpolluted mind. Relatively.

  8. Joel says:

    winston smith – I envy you your serenity. I keep trying, but it looks like I’m just a news junky to the end and all the news is appalling.

  9. The Neon Madman says:

    I’m not sure that “fabulous” would be quite how I would have described it…..

    I made it to about the 1 minute mark.

  10. Malatrope says:

    Played this at the convention, eh? I guess we don’t need any better proof that these communist radicals never made it out of the 60s. Sad.

  11. Fred Horn says:

    jesus aich crist. what the hell is this?

  12. beaner49 says:

    The other side should play this same video with clips of Portland, NY, Seattle etc. as the background.

  13. TK421a says:

    Damn, now I’ll never enjoy this tune in the same way again.

  14. Kentucky says:

    Didn’t even make thirty seconds . . .

  15. Ben says:

    A lot of these old rockers are best appreciated from their older recordings and videos. I saw Crosby Stills & Nash probably 20 years ago, and even then is was clear that, of the three, Stills was past his prime. I’m no musician, but even I could tell that his timing was off.

  16. M says:

    Beaner49 – yeah,

    Off on a short walk-about where sanity still keeps ‘em at bay.

To the stake with the heretic!