Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's "Accidental Racist" sparked an outrage yesterday, so naturally, Paisley took to Twitter a few hours ago to defend the record. He wrote:
So, as you buy this album, I hope it triggers emotions. I hope you feel joy, heartache, triumph, surprise; you laugh, cry, nudge someone beside you...I hope the album rocks you, soothes you, raises questions, answers, evokes feelings, all the way through until Officially Alive. 'Cause I wouldn't change a thing. This is a record meant to be FAR from easy listening. But fun. Like life. Have a ball, ya'll.
But it gets weirder. Among Paisley's supporters is late President Ronald Reagan's son, who sent the following tweets: