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Let Us Gather to Discuss Our
Landslide of Emotions Over
the Dixie Chicks’ ‘Gaslighter’

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Posted By: MissMolly, 3/5/2020 6:52:59 AM

It’s the year 2020 and the prodigal Dixie Chicks have finally returned, no thanks to George W. Bush and his ilk. Their new Jack Antonoff–produced single and music video, “Gaslighter,” dropped today, ahead of the May release of Gaslighter, the first new Chicks album in 14 years. Naturally, we have a landslide of feelings about it. Cowboy, take us away! Madison Malone Kircher: The Dixie Chicks are back! I could cry. In fact, I did. Rachel Handler: Let me begin by saying, for perhaps the 500th time in my brief life: Fuck you, George W. Bush. I cannot believe our erstwhile president nearly ruined music forever.


I'm searching for my landslide of emotions and I can't find any. How about you?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Petronius 3/5/2020 7:07:15 AM (No. 337317)
What a pile of fem-nazi psychobabble garbage this article is. Don't waste your time reading it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: PeteRieck 3/5/2020 7:09:00 AM (No. 337319)
George Bush turned out to be a lightweight turncoat, so I don't feel so bad about Natalie Maines' comments years ago. If I was one of the other "Chicks" i'd have been angry with her for sabotaging their careers. (I suspect out of the spotlight, they were not pleased).
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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork 3/5/2020 7:24:39 AM (No. 337331)
It took two people to write this?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 3/5/2020 7:27:24 AM (No. 337335)
The Sci-Fi motif in their dressing is nice. Battlestar Galactica? Sith wannabes?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pook60 3/5/2020 7:49:51 AM (No. 337356)
I bet these two writers think AOC is a genius and compared to them, she may be.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Clinger 3/5/2020 8:11:33 AM (No. 337374)
I tried but couldn't read this. I actually liked a couple of their songs in this quality starved era, hell I even like Pete Seeger's old work. And those ungodly Jacobites inspired some of my favorite music. If I were to stop listening music from nasty people it would get pretty quiet in my basement.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Strike3 3/5/2020 8:18:09 AM (No. 337383)
Thanks for the warning and the time you saved me, #1. Music was officially ruined sometime in the early 80s, long before George W. Bush. Too bad because we now have the technology to save and play hours of electronic noise. My deluxe car radio with six speakers is usually silent except for when Rush is on.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/5/2020 8:22:41 AM (No. 337387)
I made it about a quarter way in, what a toxic wallow. Just a sample to dissuade those on the fence about reading this - "And is this song just about him or is it about the curse of heterosexuality in general?"
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Reply 9 - Posted by: LadyVet 3/5/2020 8:44:57 AM (No. 337412)
Sounds like two lesbians slobbering, tongues out, for Natalie Maines. Is the Handler one related to Hollywood liberal Chelsea?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Venturer 3/5/2020 8:45:02 AM (No. 337413)
Dixie Chicks?? I think I saw some of them at Tractor Supply the other day. They were really cute chirping along in that box waiting to be take home by some kids for Easter. You really shouldn't give kids living animals for Easter, usually they get ignored and die.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFNader 3/5/2020 8:54:40 AM (No. 337423)
#10- I think that was the fate of the Dixlestic Chicks, too.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: philsner 3/5/2020 8:55:17 AM (No. 337425)
Just garden variety leftists with an inflated view of their own importance.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Quigley 3/5/2020 8:56:38 AM (No. 337428)
A very racist name in the mental cesspool they live in. Donate all your assets to restitution, you racist pigs! Donate? Black Lives Matter should confiscate it after a private hearing in shitf’s basement lair.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: lisa belanger 3/5/2020 8:56:53 AM (No. 337429)
7 you are sososo funny
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 3/5/2020 9:03:51 AM (No. 337439)
As a former music major with a pretty good ear even at 66, I cannot tolerate today's music at any level other than a live classical performance. EVERYTHING is auto-tuned and I can hear it instantly! Part of music is that it is an attempt to reach a perfect sound...but that is unattainable by mortal man. Auto Tune makes everything sound perfect...which makes everything sound terrible!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: rfr46 3/5/2020 9:03:56 AM (No. 337440)
Can you imagine having to listen to such stupidity for your whole life? Thank God for lesbianism.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: cor-vet 3/5/2020 9:14:04 AM (No. 337454)
I so glad that there are so many channel choices to choose from. At 77 years young, I still enjoy old (50's and 60's) rock and roll and old country. Those Dixie broads were in that group and time that have ruined country music. I tried to watch the CMA's a couple of times in the past few years and couldn't watch. Thank God there are still a lot of stations that play Jones, Jackson, Cline, Twitty and the rest of the real country artists.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Laotzu 3/5/2020 9:15:51 AM (No. 337457)
So much hate, both from the author(ess)es and the artistes. But that's the Left. They can only thrive on hate. With the hate comes fantastical history. Because there is no sin in lying your way to success in the interest of Progressive policies. The introductory lie of the article is that George Bush put the Dixie Chicks out of business. No, in truth, the Chicks treated their fans like ignoramuses who needed Progressive re-education. Their fans responded rationally -- because their fans are not Leftists. The Documentary Shut Up and Sing shows the DCs watching concert sales sputter on the day of release, along with their career. One of the few great moments of conservative Schadenfreude caught on film. The thematic lie of the just-released song appears to be that somebody has lied to them about something. You know, the Other that haunts Leftist nightmares. Don't know who or what that is. They never get to any specific other than recounting that somebody told people to move to California. Wasn't me. Heartened to see that the first comments to the original article are not at all complementary. Yet more evidence added to the already heaping pile that the Left has lost its mind.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: excalgalcg 3/5/2020 9:38:44 AM (No. 337479)
I agree with the above posters and while I couldn’t get past the opening posted paragraph, I’m surprised that this website allowed the four letter descriptive word to be published here. I’m not a prude by any means but reading that sort of language is not what I expected on
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Reply 20 - Posted by: weejun 3/5/2020 10:03:46 AM (No. 337505)
If for no other reason, #19, posting the full article clearly demonstrates that being a "liberated" woman means you can be as vulgar as any unrefined man on the planet.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 3/5/2020 10:17:16 AM (No. 337522)
I agree with #19, standards here are obviously not what they used to be.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 3/5/2020 10:49:54 AM (No. 337550)
I started to read this I wonder why I even bothered. The Dixie Witches were never much of a talent, to begin with. Stopped pretty quickly when I realized there was no content, just spewing by fools. And now one has decided to be a lesbian - or is at least advertising that. Zero interest.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: DVC 3/5/2020 10:52:22 AM (No. 337554)
#10, our chicks always survived, and we had fresh eggs for the rest of the year once they reached maturity.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: kono 3/5/2020 10:57:38 AM (No. 337562)
"nearly ruined music forever. " Hysterical much? I'm willing to grant that the bitchy band of angry fatties had some talent and even managed to stumble across a few catchy songs; but to speak as if they were the embodiment of music, itself, is certifiably batshit crazy.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: buckeye1 3/5/2020 11:04:30 AM (No. 337578)
Four more minutes of fame for the Has Been Chicks. The very title of the song and their album says it's a another flop. People who listen to C&W music don"t want politics forced on them
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Reply 26 - Posted by: psych53 3/5/2020 11:29:58 AM (No. 337615)
I enjoy country music. Liked the Dixie Chicks once upon a time. Heard the new song yesterday on the radio. It’s an awful, sophomoric, insipid song. So, in addition to being subjected to execrable lyrics and political sentiments, the Chicks are trying to impose a just plain bad song on us.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 3/5/2020 11:45:46 AM (No. 337629)
A group of has-beens desperately trying to regain some semblance of relevancy in a culture that has passed them by. And for the record, I never liked them. I like real country music (Cash, Haggard, Lynn, Willie, Waylon, etc). The Ditzy twits were never country. They took MOR Top 40 material, slapped a fiddle on it, and called it country. As fake as Fauxcahontas.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: hershey 3/5/2020 12:30:37 PM (No. 337667)
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DVC 3/5/2020 12:56:02 PM (No. 337696)
Quick cheating by looking it up on the web..... Name two Dixie Chicks songs. Name one Dixie Chicks song? Name one Dixie Chick? I can't pass any of them. That puts a smile on my face this morning.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: GO3 3/5/2020 1:41:08 PM (No. 337729)
#29 The answer to the third question is Natalie Maines. She sticks out because she was the one who made whacked out statements and put their group into the tank. And, IIRC, she married an Iranian.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Smart11344 3/5/2020 1:48:07 PM (No. 337739)
I am thankful that I have never heard a Dixie Chicks recording.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: web 3/5/2020 2:02:04 PM (No. 337754)
Well, I suppose the Dixie Chicks are empowering if you are in to murdering men, or babies, or conservatives, as these feminist dyke writers seem to be. It seems to be their fan base, now that they insulted most of their Texas and American fans. What do they mean that Bush nearly ruined music forever? They insulted President Bush and Texas, not the other way around. They brought it upon themselves. While I like some of their songs, when their fans told them to go away if wasn't exactly "the day the music died."
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Reply 33 - Posted by: JHHolliday 3/5/2020 2:35:39 PM (No. 337803)
Bush's fault? Leftists are truly delusional. She spouted off and dissed Bush, Texas, and America in a foreign country and their fans were hacked and deserted them. Country music fans are mostly conservative so it was a remarkably stupid thing to do. They tanked their careers all by themselves. "W" had nothing to do with it other than be a target.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Right Time 3/5/2020 2:48:25 PM (No. 337814)
That Landslide of Emotion that I felt was really just my MiraLax working
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Reply 35 - Posted by: NYbob 3/5/2020 3:11:55 PM (No. 337829)
NY magazine is funny. Not intentionally, but man oh man do they think the world revolves around them. What insufferable garbage.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: YorkieMom 3/5/2020 3:36:41 PM (No. 337850)
Amen, #33. The chicks’ big mouths ruined their pathetic career, not Bush or anyone else. I hope their new recording sinks them again.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: tom7 3/5/2020 3:43:03 PM (No. 337855)
Yikes! These people really are sick!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 3/5/2020 5:35:26 PM (No. 337943)
Yeah, and President Trump destroyed Kathy Griffin's brilliant comedy career, out of pure meanness. Her own vile behavior, insanity and abandonment of actual humor had nothing to do with it.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: SALady 3/5/2020 11:41:49 PM (No. 338114)
The rest of pop country music has gone so far down the toilet the last few years, who is even going to notice these old hags trying to make a comeback?!?!?!? They used to be sort of cute, but now they just look like over-made-up cougars hoping to get lucky at closing time if they can find some young guy who has had too much to drink!!! Except for Natalie, of course, she looks like a cougar is a lesbian bar. Not much has changed there. I guess they heard how Schumer is threatening Supreme Court justices and figure they will fit right in!!!!!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: judy 3/6/2020 4:16:01 AM (No. 338182)
I heard someone say they had a Dixie Chick CD on their car seat & someone broke in their car & left them 5 more Dixie Chicks CD's!!
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