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Tuesday, July 7, 2009
New York Congressman Pete King Will Not Honor Dead Pop Stars Who Aren't Cops
Long Island congressman Pete King is very upset. So upset in fact that he too has decided to take his wrath to the Internets and broadcast his very important message on the YouTube for all the world to see.
But what has Pete so hot around the collar? Michael Jackson, that's what!
What Congressman King doesn't understand is why the media is falling all over itself to honor a freak like Michael Jackson instead of the good men and women of our country who are dying everyday in Iraq and Afghanistan and fighting fires and working in AIDS clinics and just being regular folks who don't have chimps as best friends and live in amusement parks where they never grow old.
But noooo. Suddenly this "lowlife dies and his name, his face, his picture is all over the newspapers, TV, and radio, all we hear about is Michael Jackson!"
"Let's knock out the psycho babble. This guy was a pervert, a child molester, a pedophile, and to be giving him this much coverage, day in and day out, what does this say about us as a country?"
You mean other than oddly obsessed with celebrities, death, or even better, a combination of both who makes our lives look totally normal by comparison?
"I just think we're too politically correct as a country. No one want's to stand up and say we don't need Michael Jackson...But to glorify him like some hero? There's nothing good about this guy. He may have been a good singer, did some dancing, but the bottom line is would you let your child or grandchild be in the same room as Michael Jackson?"
With the King of Pop? Hell yeah!! But Peter T. King of Nothing? Eh, no thanks.