Dollitics

Dollitics

Update: 2019-11-1279
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Dolly Parton and politics have always had an interesting relationship. On the one hand, she wrote 9 to 5, the anthem for working women and the theme song for a movie inspired by a new labor union. On the other hand, she refuses to answer questions about President Trump, or any question on politics period. Her nephew calls this “Dollitics”: Dolly doesn’t take a position because she knows half her fans are on the right, half are on the left. In this moment in history, how should we think of this kind of fiercely apolitical stance?  Is it desirable, or even possible?

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Renee Martyna

Dolly 2020? That would have seemed proposterous to me before listening to this but I have to say, she may just be what America needs right now. I'd consider voting for her... too bad I'm Canadian (which is not a sentence I usually write, believe me). It's just so nice to see someone rising above it all. I'll be waiting for her 'moment' she says is coming with baited breath!

Dec 29th
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