Common: More Worthy of the White House Invite Than Sarah Palin
As we talked about earlier this week, the controversy stems from "A Letter to the Law," a poem Common performed on HBO's Def Poetry television series. The offending lines include "Burn a Bush cuz for peace he no push no button," "I hold up a peace sign but I carry a gun" and a reference to the line "My uzi weighs a ton" from Public Enemy's song by the same name.
Today our colleages at our sister paper Houston Press presented us with an awesome listsicle: "Five Things Sarah Palin Should Know About Common."
Read the story til the end; it will give you goosebumps. And, for a totally different LuLzy piece, check out SF Weekly's Common: Five More Reasons for Talk Radio Conservatives to Hate Him.