Thursday, January 20, 2005

Easy Rider Gets Bumped

Actor Dennis Hopper (and Republican donor) on his last-minute blackballing from the inaugural festivities today:

"We were dismayed this week when my invitation to participate in the 'Celebration of Freedom' event . . . was withdrawn by the Presidential Inaugural Committee...However, I would still like to express my support for President George Bush and our next four years."

For those as surprised as CNB was at this statment (he was Frank freakin' Booth, for crying out loud!!), it appears that Mr. Hopper has been voting for conservatives since Ronald Reagan. This is the same guy who John Wayne evidently called a "pinko".

If this appears to be a wee bit inconsistent, in light of his counterculture hero status, just remember that the guy who produces "Desperate Housewives" is also a Republican.

Moral values, indeed.