Yeah, Brad Paisley's "Accidental Racist" may not be a perfect song. It might not be a totally inoffensive or non-hilarious song. But, dangit, Brad Paisley and LL Cool J were just trying to start a conversation.
"I felt like when we were writing this song," Paisley told Ellen DeGeneres, "it wasn't necessarily up to the media, I don't really trust Hollywood ... or talk radio or anything like that to sort of deal with that anymore. I think it's music's turn to have the conversation."
And yet here's the media, butting in anyway. Why should we let the pointy-headed liberal non-racistsphere dominate yet another discussion? If you want to see the REAL conversation about "Accidental Racist"-- the conversation Brad Paisley was hoping to start among our nation's true stars-and-bars country rebels-- you need to go straight to America's free and open tractor pull of ideas and opinions: CNN comments section.More »