Ever see a wealthy white geezer in a ridiculous cowboy hat jerk off another wealthy white geezer in a ridiculous cowboy hat?
Sounds Kinky, right? Well, it was.
On Sunday, Kinky Friedman gave his old friend Don Imus a tug-job in the New York Post, rating him with other “individuals who were summarily sacrificed in the name of society’s sanctimonious soul: Socrates, Jesus, Galileo, Joan of Arc, Mozart and Mark Twain.”
Some bloggers called it payback since Imus endorsed Kinky in his failed bid for the governor’s seat.
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Others schooled the Kinkster on literary history. “Nobody decried [Twain] in his lifetime as a racist – it was exactly the opposite,” wrote Neil Steinberg in today’s Chicago Sun-Times. “He was accused of coddling blacks, not insulting them.”
Such criticism misses the point.
In his column, Kinky pours lubricant all over his pal’s “truth-seeking missile.” He recalls the glorious morning blowjobs: “We need a Don Imus just to wake us up once in a while.” And he lauds Imus as a man who “knows how to ride.”
Kinky loves Imus. And it’s none of that gay California love. It’s real man-on-man Texas love. Shared between wealthy white geezers in ridiculous cowboy hats. -- Todd Spivak