By Art Harris, The Bald Truth, (c) www.artharris.com, all rights reserved
As a cub reporter, I covered the King’s funeral after he died of a drug overdose on Aug. 16, 1977, and tromped through Memphis woods to dodge security and get a closer look, then returned for the first anniversary of Elvis Presley’s birthday, Jan. 8…
Both dates are sacred pop culture days to remember, to mourn and celebrate for millions of fans who consider Memphis Mecca and virtually deify Elvis, a lightning rod for that Nascar demo of voters no Presidential candidate can do without.
But Michele Bachmann (R-Mn.) may have to after blowing a shameless, no brainer attempt to align the heart of her candidacy with America’s bedrock voters, Elvis fans, calling for an all-out, Hound Dog, Blue Suede appreciation of the King on his Birthday… Read the rest of this entry »