A conservative saying positive things about super lefty Pete Seeger
might well wreck the Internet. Pete, who lived a simple life chopping
wood to heat his home almost to the day he died, would be amused by
But Pete had influence on both left and right through his music –
spending more decades than God grants most of us singing folk songs.
One Washington Post profile of him 20 years ago called him “America's
Best-Loved Commie.” But that was from another era when left and right
at least admitted they had some things in common.
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