By Bob Owens
Gersh Kuntzman, the same dainty New York Daily News writer mauled and traumatized by shooting the most common small-bore rifle in the United States (and apparently guilty of having Couric-like creative tendencies) has now taken aim at something else that doesn’t bother normal people: a common, patriotic song that upsets his “New York values.”
It’s time for God to stop blessing America during the seventh-inning stretch.
Welcome to the July 4 holiday weekend — when once again, baseball fans will be assaulted by the saccharine-sweet non-anthem “God Bless America” at stadia all over this great land.
But no matter which home team you root, root, root for, “God Bless America” should be sent permanently to the bench.
Now, don’t get me wrong: When Major League Baseball ordered all teams to play the patriotic jingle after 9/11, I didn’t immediately object. Standing with my fellow fans, as one, and singing a paean to our country provided catharsis, comfort and shared heartache.
No, I’m not linking him, as I suspect this was a deliberate attempt to troll for traffic.
We did, however, find an early draft version of his article.
It felt to me like crunkcore — and sounded like screamo…
I’ve listened to songs before, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms