So did you happen to catch Saturday Night Live last night when Hank Williams, Jr. was the subject of one of the show's skits?
Too funny. Check it out above.
And speaking of Hank, in case you have been living under a rock or out of the country or something, he and ESPN have cut ties and Hank is no longer the opening voice of Monday Night Football. At first it was ESPN saying they had dropped Hank for his controversial Obama/Hitler comment, but then Hank took to his website to clear things up saying:
“After reading hundreds of e-mails, I have made my decision. By pulling my opening Oct. 3, you (ESPN) stepped on the toes of the First Amendment freedom of speech, so therefore me, my song and all my rowdy friends are out of here. It’s been a great run.”
So who knows who really quit who first, the fact remains that the partnership is kaput, but after 20+ years of being the opening song singer, maybe change is a good thing.
Because this was a pretty hot topic last week, everyone and their brother had their two cents on the subject, including Sarah Palin who commented on the issue with her Fox colleague Sean Hannity on his radio show Thursday.
"Hank Williams and what he is going through now, I think it's a very clear illustration of a greater societal problem and that is the hypocrisy on the left -- the liberals who can throw these stones at a conservative and they knowing that they're not going to be held accountable."
"It's a one way street and we're always walking on eggshells, aren't we?" the former Alaska governor told Hannity, "you know, like, oh geez, if I say that is somebody going to misinterpret it or spin it as something that is quote unquote racist or sexist or anything else? But the other side ... they can say whatever they want and nobody calls them out on it. I think it's pretty disgusting."
Hopefully this week will bring happier stories for the world of country.