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Dylan, Never Trump, and Mike Maturen

Bob Dylan really deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature. You can find anything you want in his lyrics, and he’s right, time and again, to have cautioned us not to make more of his tunes than is really there. Here’s what’s there: all kinds of seeking, searching, and experimenting And very little politics or fashionable causes. There’s no one else remotely like him, and everyone at most every level of our culture samples him.
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