Because no, 100 million people did not vote in Tuesday night’s battle between Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, as your writer Randall Lane asserts in his piece on the show’s so-called “red-state resurgence.” So, like, calling out a site whose survey “blocks people from voting more than once, undermining any Chicago ward-style ballot stuffing,” as your evidence that Wednesday night’s outcome represents some sort of “red state” victory completely glosses over all the girls who voted 6,000 times during the four-hour period when the polls were open. News flash: Kris Allen is a cute boy! And that sort of stuff transcends politics, most of the time. [The Daily Beast]
Hey, Tina Brown, Can You Maybe Get Someone With A Basic Knowledge Of The Logistics Of “American Idol” To Write About It Next Time?
May 22nd, 2009 // 4 Comments