Reading between the lines

Ticket sales for the Dixie Chicks latest tour aren’t meeting expectations, so says Billboard. So the trio’s managers are considering "reconfiguring" the tour to adjust routing and capacity.

Through my cynical eyes: Let’s change this tour so it passes through more blue states than red states, ‘cos those fuckers in the south still hate our guts.

Perhaps it’s not so cynical — Memphis was canceled, but a second show was added in Toronto. (Not technically a blue state, but Canada? Blue enough …)