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Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:24 PM

Okay so Ron Paul is like Nirvana and Rand is like Pearl Jam

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/kennedy-mtv-gop-rock-bands

Ex-MTV VJ Kennedy: Current GOP Figures Are A Lot Like '90s Rock Bands

Kennedy, the one-name wonder who now serves as the semi-youthful libertarian voice at the Fox News empire, believes that a trio of Republican politicians are ó surprise, surprise ó just like three bands that peaked when she was an MTV VJ in the 1990s.

From the New York Times:

ďLetís say Ron Paul is Nirvana,Ē said Kennedy, the television personality and former MTV host, by way of explaining the sort of politician who excites libertarians like herself. ďLike, the coolest, most amazing thing to come along in years, and the songs are nebulous but somehow meaningful, and the lead singer kills himself to preserve the bandís legacy.
ďThen Rand Paul ó heís Pearl Jam. Comes from the same place, the songs are really catchy, can really pack the stadiums, though itís not quite Nirvana.

ďTed Cruz? Heís Stone Temple Pilots. Tries really hard to sound like Pearl Jam, never gonna sound like Nirvana. Really good voice, great staying power ó but the whole is not greater than the sum of its parts.Ē

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Reply Okay so Ron Paul is like Nirvana and Rand is like Pearl Jam (Original post)
underpants Aug 2014 OP
JI7 Aug 2014 #1
muntrv Aug 2014 #3
daleanime Aug 2014 #14
underpants Aug 2014 #18
Orrex Aug 2014 #2
el_bryanto Aug 2014 #4
LordGlenconner Aug 2014 #5
underpants Aug 2014 #10
LordGlenconner Aug 2014 #15
FSogol Aug 2014 #6
MohRokTah Aug 2014 #7
groundloop Aug 2014 #11
LordGlenconner Aug 2014 #21
aikoaiko Aug 2014 #8
Enrique Aug 2014 #9
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underpants Aug 2014 #12
trumad Aug 2014 #13
DefenseLawyer Aug 2014 #16
Drunken Irishman Aug 2014 #17
underpants Aug 2014 #19
BillZBubb Aug 2014 #22
LordGlenconner Aug 2014 #20
IkeRepublican Aug 2014 #23
IkeRepublican Aug 2014 #24
TwilightGardener Aug 2014 #25
Erich Bloodaxe BSN Aug 2014 #26
NightWatcher Aug 2014 #27
kwolf68 Aug 2014 #28
Initech Aug 2014 #29
n2doc Aug 2014 #30
A-Schwarzenegger Aug 2014 #31

Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:26 PM

1. is rick perry kiss ?

 

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:29 PM

3. No, he's like Ted Crappypants Nugent.

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Response to muntrv (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:48 PM

14. hummmnnnn.....

not sure who should be insulted there.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:10 PM

18. How about Citizen Dick?

The band name from the movie "Singles".

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:27 PM

2. Holy moley. I forgot all about her.

I wonder how Pearl Jam feels about getting likened to ol' Rand.

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Response to Orrex (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:32 PM

4. My guess is they aren't keen on it

Eddie Vedder at least is pretty liberal.

I also think they would be annoyed as being the lesser of the bands that came out of Seattle - but they are probably used that.

Bryant

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:33 PM

5. As a fan of both bands

 

That made me want to vomit.

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Response to LordGlenconner (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:37 PM

10. and the lead singer kills himself to preserve the bandís legacy.

Really? That's why?

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Response to underpants (Reply #10)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:54 PM

15. Kennedy has always been a kook

 

I find her to be quite grating. No surprise she's embraced the weirdo libertarian fad.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:34 PM

6. LOL, Hey Ex-MTV VJ Kennedy, What is the sound of a career jumping a shark?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:35 PM

7. When did KEnnedy go completely stupid?

 

Was it two years before she started as a VJ or was it ten years before she started as a VJ?

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Response to MohRokTah (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:38 PM

11. How about Ten Years After?



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Response to MohRokTah (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:13 PM

21. At birth

 

But seriously, I can recall her fawning over Bush the Elder during MTV's 1992 Rock the Vote coverage.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:36 PM

8. That makes me sad that she would smear 90s bands like that.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:36 PM

9. "the lead singer kills himself to preserve the bandís legacy."

that is SO Ron Paul.

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Response to Enrique (Reply #9)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:38 PM

12. +

I commented on the same thing above.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 03:40 PM

13. "the lead singer kills himself to preserve the bandís legacy"

 

What a fucking shitty thing to say. These wingers are nuts.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:00 PM

16. Chris Christie: Meatloaf

 

That's Mr. Loaf to you.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:02 PM

17. Way to tarnish some great bands.

Fuck that.

Ron Paul is like Creed - trying to be revolutionary like Pearl Jam, but in the end, got nowhere and pretty much sucked.

Rand Paul is like Nickelback - Supposedly rock, but when you pull back all the layers, they're a shit band that's liked by people who like shit.

Ted Cruz is like Limp Bizkit - Pure, unadulterated shit.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #17)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:11 PM

19. Well done

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #17)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:18 PM

22. Much better!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:12 PM

20. Who is Screaming Trees?

 

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Response to LordGlenconner (Reply #20)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:29 PM

23. Chris McDaniel

Nearly lost you.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:31 PM

24. 120 Minutes

That's probably all she's going to get on Fucksnooze.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 04:54 PM

25. Good Lord, no. I'm grateful that she didn't drag Soundgarden or Alice in Chains

into it, at least (being that they are superior). What a dingbat.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 05:45 PM

26. mwahahah - 'nebulous, but somehow meaningful'

As in, 'I'm too stoned to understand that it's just word salad, so I'm going to assume it's really deep, man. And boy is this good pot!'


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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 05:52 PM

27. Holy shit, I'm so sick and tired of young libertarians and they way they are trying to make it Hip

to be an asshole.

Libertarianism is selfish idea and fails horribly in application.

None of these candidates are anything like any rock band. They are not hip, they benefited from society and now they purport to not want to participate in society.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 05:55 PM

28. That's just not good


Is this creative thinking? LAME!!!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 05:56 PM

29. Wrong! Ron Paul is more like Creed and Rand Paul is more like Nickelback.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 06:37 PM

30. Rand is the Black Hole Son n/t

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 08:03 PM

31. This is like a baloney malt.

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