Crystal Bowersox illustrates the principle that there is really is nothing that cannot be turned into an opportunity to advance one’s cultural politics. God, this is tiresome.
UPDATE: So, in a press statement, Bowersox says she hopes this song becomes a “holiday anthem” for gay folks. Well, sure, she intends it as activism. But there is also this: her record label dropped her in 2011 after disappointing sales of her debut album, and her sophomore effort in 2013 tanked. Suddenly, things become a bit clearer.