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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/23/2006 4:34:15 PM EST
What is Denis Leary? Is he conservative or liberal? He's from my homestate, MA, which is notriously liberal, but he's from Worcester, which has a fairly high concentration of conservatives (well, in my estimation from when I went to college there).
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:35:22 PM EST
I'd have to say he's probably more of a libertarian kind of guy.

Never really cared much as long as he could make me laugh, though.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:38:08 PM EST

Originally Posted By bastiat:
I'd have to say he's probably more of a libertarian kind of guy.

Never really cared much as long as he could make me laugh, though.



Yeah I don't really care, just was curious. His song "Asshole" warms my heart.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:38:43 PM EST
Couldn't tell you, but the last time I watched him, he was absolutely viciously tearing the dems a new one. Laughed my butt off.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:39:47 PM EST
I think I've heard views from both sides from him
seems more a comonsense type person than political ideolog
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:45:39 PM EST
He's definitely an Asshole.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:47:35 PM EST

Originally Posted By JustinOK34:
He's definitely an Asshole.



And proud of it.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:47:41 PM EST
He is anything but PC. He seems to dislike people who are PC.

After listening to his comedy and watching Rescue Me (he was a cowriter of the show), I would have to say he is NOT liberal.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:48:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By sharky30:
I think I've heard views from both sides from him
seems more a comonsense type person than political ideolog



+1
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:49:45 PM EST

Originally Posted By Cypher214:
He is anything but PC. He seems to dislike people who are PC.

After listening to his comedy and watching Rescue Me (he was a cowriter of the show), I would have to say he is NOT liberal.



I still have yet to see that show. I was in Worcester at school when his cousin was killed in the fire, that was a bad night. I hear awesome awesome things about the show, just never catch it. Maybe I'll just buy the DVD set and see if it's worth the money.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:55:00 PM EST
I remember seeing him on a comedy show around the mid-80's and he was tearing into Ted Kennedy/Kennedy family. Denis was ripping on the ole Teddy boy about Chappaquiddick, it was farking hilarious. From that day on, I thought Denis Leary was cool in my book.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 9:39:52 PM EST
He was on a talk show around Christmas and went off about the importance of buying BB guns for all your kids so they'll learn how to handle a weapon safely.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 9:49:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By JustinOK34:
He's definitely an Asshole.


Damn you!!! You beat me.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 9:53:48 PM EST
Whatever he is, I like him. He is funny and his show Rescue Me is awesome.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 9:57:14 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fly-Navy:

Originally Posted By bastiat:
I'd have to say he's probably more of a libertarian kind of guy.

Never really cared much as long as he could make me laugh, though.



Yeah I don't really care, just was curious. His song "Asshole" warms my heart.



DENNIS LEARY IS A LIBRARIAN?????!!!!!! HOLY SHIT!!!!!I want to go to that library!!!
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 10:00:38 PM EST

he's FUNNY
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 10:12:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By sharky30:
I think I've heard views from both sides from him
seems more a comonsense type person than political ideolog



+1 I like the guy.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 10:13:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/24/2006 10:14:41 PM EST by Sukebe]
He's not fooling me. Like all entertainers, there's the stage Denis and then there's the real life Denis. He's an angry/rant comic ala' George Carlyn but if he's Boston Irish, he's a died in the wool Dem.


FWIW, he's on the NRA/ILA list of celebrities who are gun control activists. That doesn't mean his act isn't funny but it does tell me that it's mostly just an act.

Link Posted: 1/24/2006 10:23:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Sukebe:
He's not fooling me. Like all entertainers, there's the stage Denis and then there's the real life Denis. He's an angry/rant comic ala' George Carlyn but if he's Boston Irish, he's a died in the wool Dem.


FWIW, he's on the NRA/ILA list of celebrities who are gun control activists. That doesn't mean his act isn't funny but it does tell me that it's mostly just an act.




yeah - union, blue collar, democrat. so he has some conservative leanings.

funny though.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 10:58:16 PM EST
pretty sure - libtard
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