Everything I Need to Know About 2012 I Learned From American Idol

Country won.  Honesty won.  Decency won.  And good ol' American values won.  They beat hypocrisy and hyperbole, snark and snicker, and the jaw-dropping arrogance of the experts and elites.  No, I'm not talking about the Republican sweep of the House last year.  Rather, I'm talking about last week's American Idol, where viewers disregarded the exhortations of entertainment and media elites and chose instead down-home over Hollywood, and country over anything and everything our cultural elites pushed at them. It became clear as the confetti rained down on this year's American Idol -- a teenager with white picket fence sensibilities and country voice who, as the Los Angeles Times noted in an oh-so-culturally-attuned tone, lacks "dignity" and real artistry -- that all I need to know about the 2012 elections I had just learned from this FOX network show.  The bottom line: if enough people are exposed to the truth, they will ignore the experts and go with...(Read Full Article)