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Justin Bieber Stuns with Hot Kanye Take Hollywood Doesn't Want to Hear

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For Democrats, things are getting dangerous.

A political party that prides itself on the endorsements of empty-headed celebrities — and pretends a power base among pop culture fans and Hollywood elites translates into real popularity with American voters — can barely afford a crack of dissent in its monolithic outlook.

But just in the past week, it seems that some of the biggest names in show business are actually capable of independent thought — and that could mean trouble down the liberal line.

It was bad enough when rap star/clothing designer/Kardashian spouse Kanye West went over the Democrat plantation wall to openly support President Donald Trump, but liberals have an argument for that.

West has been a loose cannon his entire career, so when he really went over the line with some ill-advised cracks about slavery this week, they could count on the mob mentality of the liberal pop audience to come after him with torches and pitchforks for being the thought criminal he is.

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But things aren’t working out quite that way. Turns out, some other celebrities aren’t condemning West (and some even agree).

On Friday, in the latest shoe to drop, superstar Justin Bieber shocked the liberal establishment with an Instagram post that did more than agree with West — it defended his right to think for himself.

“Our job is to love not always to agree. I love you, Kanye,” Bieber wrote.

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If we were talking about conservatives here, the Bieber message would barely be worth mentioning. He might be noted as a rare, controversially vocal Christian in the hedonistic entertainment world, but conservatives don’t obsess about intellectual or political disagreements with each other for the same reason fish don’t talk about water.

But in the lockstep world of liberal conformity, West’s comments should make him a pariah, an untouchable, a man who – despite being married to a Kardashian – isn’t fit for polite company, much less worth of respect.

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Bieber’s Instagram post is making news in the comfortably liberal precincts like Cosmopolitan because it doesn’t outright condemn West (Cosmo Girl doesn’t approve, of course, but she clearly can’t help loving The Bieb anyway).

Republicans and conservatives would watch a celebrity conflict like this playing out with mild bemusement if it had been on the right — Ted Nugent and James Woods could settle a fight amongst themselves without endangering the remainder of Donald Trump’s first term, for instance.

But for a liberal party that needs the approval of the celebrity class, whose political survival literally requires the backing of such moral and intellectual paragons as Madonna, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jimmy Kimmel to make its case to the public, a quasi-defection like Bieber’s is a moral catastrophe. If it means knee-jerk liberals start thinking for themselves, it could well be a political one, too.

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It’s instructive that the Canadian-born Bieber did nothing more than stand up for West’s right to an unorthodox opinion, but in liberal circles, a message like that counts as truly radical.

And if it’s getting out now, it means one thing:

For Democrats, things are getting dangerous.

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Joe has spent more than 30 years as a reporter, copy editor and metro desk editor in newsrooms in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Florida. He's been with Liftable Media since 2015.
Joe has spent more than 30 years as a reporter, copy editor and metro editor in newsrooms in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Florida. He's been with Liftable Media since 2015. Largely a product of Catholic schools, who discovered Ayn Rand in college, Joe is a lifelong newspaperman who learned enough about the trade to be skeptical of every word ever written. He was also lucky enough to have a job that didn't need a printing press to do it.
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