You can see Sean Penn at the I-X Center. But you have to see Dennis Kucinich too

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Bill O’Reilly be damned, it’s hard to hate Sean Penn. The chain-smoking Brando of our generation keeps an Ann Coulter voodoo doll, pulled Katrina victims from the waters with a cigarette dangling from his mouth, and does lunch with Hugo Chavez. But Shirley MacLaine be damned, it’s hard to love Dennis Kucinich. Yeah, he’s cute in a Gremlins sort of way, but driving our city to ruins and abandoning our congressional district are kind of dick moves. So when Penn lends his celebrity to the Kucinich congressional campaign, by speaking at a $1,000-per-ticket fundraiser at the I-X Center, it’s kind of like watching LeBron sign with the Brooklyn Nets in 2011. They’re perfect for each other and you knew it would happen, but … goddamnit, this metaphor is just too painful. ...
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