On the Austin Metropolis Limits (ACL) Music Pageant final weekend, nation group The Chicks and singer Kacey Musgraves determined to take jabs at elected officers and points that they didn’t favor throughout their performances.
God forbid they only do their jobs and ya know, sing.
Through the pageant on Saturday, The Chicks offered cartoon photos that poked enjoyable at Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX), and Supreme Courtroom Justices.
Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz made Jumbotron cameos at tonight’s @thechicks @aclfestival set throughout “Tights On My Boat.” pic.twitter.com/3AE8GxnFlp
— Andy Langer (@Andylanger) October 8, 2022
The Chicks additionally performed a video that showcased protests and rallies in assist of homosexual pleasure, Black Lives Matter and abortion throughout their “March March” music, Chroncom famous on TikTok.
The Chicks even used the microphones to advocate for TX gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke.
Lead singer, Natalie Maines, who wore a Ruth Bader Ginsburg shirt screamed, “Let me let you know one thing. Do you could have a mom? Do you could have sisters? Do you could have a daughter? Do you could have a girlfriend? Vote Beto!”
Some viewers members cheered whereas others booed.
Maines added, “In case you have a feminine in your life that you just care about, vote for Beto. Get up, present up for her in November.”
Throughout The Chick’s Friday efficiency, an viewers member even noticed a Beto sticker on the facet of band member Emily Strayer’s piano.
Strayer additionally had her daughter come onstage in a white T-shirt that learn “juntos se puede” after which had “BETO” written throughout it, Chron reported. “Juntos se puede” interprets to “collectively we will.”
Ah, baby exploitation at its most interesting.
None apart from Beto O’Rourke himself confirmed up to the live performance to assert his endorsement.
The Chick’s outcry was not shocking. Afterall, the group dedicates a portion of its band web site to indicate its assist for Deliberate Parenthood. They first acquired political again after 9/11, once they had a much less woke title (The Dixie Chicks) however the identical silly politics. They misplaced lots of nation followers with their anti-American outbursts.
On the ACL live performance on Sunday, nation singer/songwriter Kasey Musgraves additionally took a jab at Cruz. Throughout her music “Excessive Horse,” Musgraves sang the road “Everybody is aware of somebody who kills the thrill, each time they open up their mouth” however this time added “ … Ted Cruz. I stated what I stated.”
Once more, unsurprising. Final yr Musgraves trolled Cruz by promoting T-Shirts that stated “Cruzin'” for a Bruzin'”
Musgraves additionally supposedly known as out the Supreme Courtroom. “F the Supreme Courtroom truthfully. We’re in a bizarre time however we’ve acquired one another… There’s a mild. I promise,” a Texas information reporter tweeted out.
The one mild I’m seeing is that much less harmless kids will on be loss of life row on account of the Supreme Courtroom’s choice so …
The factor is, if folks wished to get left-wing political rubbish shoved down their throats they’d activate CNN or MSNBC, not go to a music pageant.
It’s getting awfully annoying to have celebrities poke their noses the place they don’t belong and this previous weekend’s charade in Texas was no exception.