Power is the ability to enforce conformity and in a free society, must rest upon cultural dominance. It is the rebel who argues for alternatives to what passes for normal and good. While the poser adopts their image/positions without thinking it through for themselves. #WhatsCool
Smart cultural criticism is the definition of cool. There was a time when late night TV provided the best opportunity to do that work with the largest possible audience. But the open internet, without network censors or advertisers, far surpasses what was ever otherwise possible.
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Great show from #VinceNeil at the @DGDistrict58 Oktoberfest tonight!
Not only can you joke, you can even be serious about f'up shit. As long as you're willing to accept the pressures (financial and otherwise) those who don't hold a norm of free speech quite so highly, can put upon your life. It's nice to already be rich. Famous, maybe less so.
Hey @JoeBiden, what if I want to keep my private health insurance?