Big wheels keep on turning. Carry me home to see my kin. Singing songs about the Southland. I miss ole ‘Bamy once again and I think it’s a sin. – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Alabama continues to distinguish itself as America’s genital wart. This week’s crescendo of angry drawls raised in defense of a disgusting caricature of a Deep South judge with a predilection for girls that are too young to understand why it’s ridiculous for a grown man to wear a cowboy hat in the course of his political duties just leaves me dumbstruck.
I’m not going to use this post to vent my frustration and disgust about this situation because countless others have already done so. Instead, I decided that I wanted to scour the web for something — anything — positive about this puzzling backwater haven of incestuous bible-thumpers. As I’m sure you can imagine, it was quite an exhaustive search but it was not in vain. So in the interest of doing a little damage-control for the image of the state that “dares defend its rights”, I give you this, the most wonderful thing ever produced in The Heart of Dixie: