The liberty spike comb-over
The twins hunt down punk rock cred and praise Jello Biafra
Published: October 13, 2010
D'Anne: Those "intelligent statements" included, "I love Jello Biafra!," "Fuck the government" and "Punk rock has no barriers tonight, baby!" I can't help but wonder if passing the mic in this way in search of intelligent thought shakes his faith in humanity.
Laura: I really liked the new songs, but I have to say the highlight for me was when the Motor City Rah Rahs paraded onto the stage during the Dead Kennedys classic "California �ber Alles."
D'Anne: Something about 1980s political screeds really whips today's crowds into a frenzy.
Laura: Biafra at one point made a reference to Obama and asked the crowd, "So what do you think of Obama now?" The crowd booed and generally reflected the pervasive "left behind" feeling of progressives in this country.
D'Anne: Which shows that you don't have to be disgusted with Reagan to rally around punk rock. Any politician will do!
Laura: True. It doesn't look like politically minded punk rockers will run out of material anytime soon.
D'Anne: Nope. In Punk We Trust, Inc. Amen.
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