Sheryl Crow Vs. Mark Twain

It is better to close your mouth and make someone wonder if you’re an idiot than open it and remove all doubt. — Mark Twain

Sheryl Crow has joined the Ignorant Celebrities Hall of Fame with this pithy bit of wisdom:

I think war is based in greed and there are huge karmic retributions that will follow. I think war is never the answer to solving any problems. The best way to solve problems is to not have enemies.

I don’t know what to say to that other than


That has got to be the most singularly idiotic thing ever said. Then again, one of the biggest criticisms of the US from the Middle East is that our popular culture is an insipid, valueless wasteland that offers nothing but mindless and soulless dreck. That would mean that if we wanted to avoid having enemies, people like Sheryl Crow should be publicly stoned (and not in the way likely was one making her idiotic comment) for showing her face in public. In fact, should Ms. Crow decide to leave the pot-permeated confines of her tour bus and actually see what people in the Middle East were saying about her ilk, she’d likely be singing a different tune before long.

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