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'If I Had a Hammer': WaPo Hippie Columnist Would Like to Pummel GOP Folk Singer

Washington Post Magazine humorist Gene Weingarten reacted badly in his Sunday column to the discovery that folk singer Arlo Guthrie is now a registered Republican: “By becoming a Republican, Arlo Guthrie has shredded the last remnants of my faith that our hippie principles had any lasting meaning. How can he do this to us? I'm a peaceable man, but if I had a hammer...” Guthrie didn't become one of those warmongering neocons.
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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

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