Tuesday, April 06, 2010

"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" a new Tea Party bashing opportunity

What a glorious opportunity to bash us Tea party rubes, a play about Andrew Jackson and his...Sarah Palin-like populism?

Hey, its a stretch but we can let them enjoy it until November.

AP review HERE.
"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is a rowdy, rambunctious musical about a rowdy, rambunctious individual — the seventh president of the United States — and the rowdy, rambunctious common folk who embraced his brand of backwoods populism. Sort of early 19th-century ancestors of today's tea party crowd.
Backstage Review Here
When the piece premiered in Los Angeles in January 2008, Jackson could have been seen as a 19th-century version of George W. Bush, running the national agenda like an out-of-control cowboy. Today, with the advent of the Tea Party movement, the wicked parody is even more relevant. The simplistic speeches and rock anthems to populism sound as if they could be heard at a Sarah Palin rally.