Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Celebrities Should Pack to Leave Soon

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Celebrities Should Pack to Leave Soon

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Byline: Terry Dickson

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. | You know who I feel sorry for today?

The White House barber. I went to bed about 1:30 a.m. figuring Trump would beat Clinton, but I could wait until dawn to see for sure.

That poor guy probably still hasn't slept. How would you like the prospect of stepping up behind a barber chair and looking down into something that looks the weather radar minutes before they call a delay at a golf tournament?

But Trump's hair wasn't the most ridiculous thing I saw on anyone's head this campaign season. It's probably tied with U.S. Senate candidate Jim Barksdale's snap brim touring cap. You've seen them in old movies on the head of some guy taking a woman for a spin in his MG convertible. Apparently unaware that he was running in Georgia and not Massachusetts, he put the thing on his campaign logo.

It probably got him about as many votes as a lavender beret. Here's some advice, Jim. Next time buy yourself a Caterpillar cap even if the only time you've ever seen one was when you were waiting at a highway construction project for the flag man to wave you through. Meanwhile, keep the one you have. It will be very appropriate for vineyard tours.

Trump had some unpopular positions including building a wall on the Mexican border. I think that was just an empty promise. If not, he needs to wait awhile to give some folks time to get out, especially those who vowed to leave if Trump won the presidency.

Among them are Amy Shumer, Barbara Streisand, Miley Cyrus, Jon Stewart, Cher, Al Sharpton, Whoopi Goldberg, Bryan Cranston, Samuel L. Jackson and Ne-Yo. I hope most of them carry out the threat, especially Miley Cyrus, so I can go back to watching "The Voice," but I wish Jackson and Cranston would reconsider. I like those guys.

I had never heard of Ne-Yo until I Googled this list, and at first I thought Ne-Yo was Ne-Hi's attempt at an energy drink or something. …

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