May 2, 2016
Jim Goad: Last week California lawmakers shot down a proposal to declare May 26th ‘John Wayne Day’…
Jim Goad writes:
But the cultural script has been drastically altered. What was once a hero is now a pariah. All former matters of pride are now causes for shame. The old altars must be razed to make room for the new ones. In the current climate, dutifully progressive white male bloggers who look like lesbians from outer space pat themselves on the back for calling John Wayne a “racist creep.”
And just like in Stagecoach, the Apaches are causing trouble again—this time in Orange County, CA, home of the John Wayne Airport. But in this new real-life Western movie, the cowboys are not only the underdogs—they’re the villains.
Get ready for the rockiest stagecoach ride in American history.