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´Maybe next time he´ll think before he tweets´:
CMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and
Carrie Underwood open the show by
mocking Donald Trump

Daily Mail, by Mary Kekatos

Original Article

Posted By:Lucky5, 11/8/2017 9:30:51 PM

The Country Music Association Awards got very political very quickly when the hosts opened Wednesday night´s show by mocking President Donald Trump Country music superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood kicked off the 51s annual awards show by wearing eclipse sunglasses, poking fun at the commander-in-chief - who at one point looked at August´s solar eclipse without wearing eye protection. The pair also sang an opening song with the lyrics ´Maybe next time he´ll think before he tweets´, a play on Underwood´s hit song ´Before He Cheats´.

First the NFL and now Country music? Do these people have no idea who their fan base is? This makes me very angry.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fayebeck, 11/8/2017 9:39:45 PM     (No. 11446324)

Anyone who thinks Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are country, hasn´t heard any of the Hanks or Kitty Wells.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: House2010, 11/8/2017 9:41:01 PM     (No. 11446327)

These people are just so sick. Never ever will I say anything good or buy anything related to these two mental midgets.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 11/8/2017 9:45:13 PM     (No. 11446333)

NFL gone forever. Country music gone forever. What´s next, NASCAR? I don´t miss NFL and when I listen to contemporary country music, it doesn´t sound like country music anymore. There are a lot of other genres to listen to. Bye, bye!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 11/8/2017 9:47:17 PM     (No. 11446336)

all AMERICANS now know them as..
Commie Underwood and Red Paisley..

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 11/8/2017 9:49:13 PM     (No. 11446340)

I apologize for the second post, but this is Dixie Chicks redux, right? How did that work out.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/8/2017 9:54:53 PM     (No. 11446347)

I watched it and it came across very in good taste and fun I think any political junkie thought it was funny.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Judy, 11/8/2017 9:57:21 PM     (No. 11446349)

I don’t recall these two doing any Obama jokes...phonies fake country singers.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dwa, 11/8/2017 10:07:58 PM     (No. 11446361)

We always have Lefties/trolls on Lucianne who try to sound so reasonable.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jinx, 11/8/2017 10:11:03 PM     (No. 11446367)

They were obviously reading from a script. They don´t seem to care that most country music fans are Trump fans. Why insult half of their fans?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: GO3, 11/8/2017 10:24:04 PM     (No. 11446372)

Nashville has been headed left since the mid-90s. Nowadays, many headliners in the CW genre were second and third tier pop artists looking to make it big on the national scene. Nothing wrong with that, but just understand their background. For my part, I´m sticking with George Strait.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: arcady, 11/8/2017 10:25:57 PM     (No. 11446374)

Not to excuse them....
Doesn´t Carrie Underwood do one of the opening songs for the NFL. And, isn´t Brad Paisley doing an ad with Peyton Manning?
They´re pretty close to "Football" right now.
Maybe that has messed up their senses. Or, maybe they´re just really messed up. A shame.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: anonymous, 11/8/2017 10:26:53 PM     (No. 11446375)

Commercial country music lacks soul and now it obviously lacks smarts.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nashville, 11/8/2017 10:34:04 PM     (No. 11446383)

I thought it was funny.
I will continue to tell them ‘love your music’ when I run into them around south Nashville.
The Publix down the street at Concord and Nolensville Road is where I see many.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: reaganrepublican, 11/8/2017 10:46:38 PM     (No. 11446395)

C&W has been pop music for 20 plus years. Another reason not to listen or buy its product. Buh bye!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jjlizzie, 11/8/2017 11:01:41 PM     (No. 11446404)

It was harmless. They got on Hillary also. Very mild. The jokes at country music awards show are just bad. Paisley and Underwood are smart enough to not insult their audience. This was no big deal at all.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/8/2017 11:11:43 PM     (No. 11446416)

I don´t think the CMA hosts could have made themselves any smaller by making such fools of themselves.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: pegmo, 11/9/2017 12:14:35 AM     (No. 11446463)

Wow, they just don´t get it. Put down the shovel...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Smart11344, 11/9/2017 12:17:17 AM     (No. 11446465)

They probably didn´t even wipe the cow patties off their boots before going a stage. Real Classy. Actually I am thrilled that I cannot name one song either of these idiots ever sang. Yes, I admit I have heard of them.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bubber, 11/9/2017 12:21:45 AM     (No. 11446468)

I love country music ....especially Gerswin ...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: suejeanne, 11/9/2017 12:30:39 AM     (No. 11446473)

Carrie Underwood . . . I think she does ads for some cosmetic company, if I recollect rightly . . . . next time I go to Rite-Aid, I will remember not to buy anything with her picture

Is Carrie Underwood the gal that does that song about the jealous girlfriend who is singing to her boyfriend about a new girl who is doing shots with him, etc., playing pool, and she is going to go vandalize his truck in revenge - that is SO sick and vile - I don´t know why she hasn´t been called on that - if it was the other way around, a guy hitting his ex-girlfriend´s or ex-wive´s car, he would be so put down and rightfully so (IMHO).

Listening to that song, I have thought it sounds like it was written by someone who is trying to sound like they understand country people, that that´s how they act when riled or hurt - it is not - to me - the country heart,that perhaps either prays or drinks through pain but no way would take it out on a perfectly innocent truck, especially if it´s a nice one.

I would not pay good money to sit and watch her sing that, which I think was her biggest hit.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: darling, 11/9/2017 12:35:51 AM     (No. 11446475)

I like my movies pre-1960 and my country music pre-1975. There is enough decent vintage stuff to watch and listen to that I don´t need to give the current crop of "stars" the time of day.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/9/2017 1:47:16 AM     (No. 11446510)

Doesn’t Carrie sing the Monday Night Football song? I heard Hank Williams is going to do the original song, but since I haven’t been watching I’m not sure who’s doing what. Apparently Carrie and Brad have been infected. Too bad.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 11/9/2017 6:11:09 AM     (No. 11446562)

Two more come out of the closet with their political leanings, by mocking out President on national television.

Two more to cross of the list - not a penny spent on either one of them again.

Keep tweeting, President Trump!!!!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: armywife85, 11/9/2017 8:37:20 AM     (No. 11446652)

People are sick of politics being drug into EVERYTHING. This was not the time or the place for it...regardless if it was "bipartisan" fun. I do not understand why they couldn´t remember people lost in the recent tragedies and just celebrate the music. Leave the damn politics out of it. I didn´t want to hear it last night about either side.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/9/2017 9:43:22 AM     (No. 11446739)

Keep your politics to yourself and sing!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 11/9/2017 10:58:52 AM     (No. 11446836)

If we are going to lambast "fake news" we should stay away from doing the same thing.
I think even FOX is guilty of a bit of it based on the report that fueled this thread....

I was watching "politics" - Hannity etc., last night but my wife recorded the CMA Awards. After reading the Fox article, I watched the opening skit by Paisley and Underwood.

The "Trump mocking" bit was clearly good-natured and if the President had been sitting in the audience he would have enjoyed it, and probably would have stood up and received a round of applause from the audience.

The old Dean Martin "roasts" were good natured fun at people they respected. The vicious "humor" displayed at the now infamous White House Correspondent´s dinner, the Dixie Chicks and virtually everything political ever uttered at the Academy Awards deserve our contempt.

This one does not.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: dvc, 11/9/2017 11:00:38 AM     (No. 11446840)

Looking to follow the NFL´s financial plan?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 11/9/2017 1:05:30 PM     (No. 11446962)

All of the people producing country music are Los Angeles transplants to Nashville, other than some small independent labels.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 11/9/2017 1:25:02 PM     (No. 11446972)

Right you are, #10. I´ll stick with George Strait, Alan Jackson, Don Williams and the Statler Brothers.

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