Based on a recent Tweet Carrie Underwood appeared to promote this week, a whole bunch of people out there sort of wanna dig their keys into the side of her souped-up four-wheel drive.
Or maybe take a Louisville Slugger to both of her car’s headlights.
And, you know what?
We can’t blame them.
On Tuesday, the former American Idol champion shared a message from conservative commentator Matt Walsh.
"Here is my speech to the Nashville School Board where I spoke out against the cruel and indefensible mask mandate for children," wrote Walsh to explain the affiliated clip.
The topic of whether or not kids returning to school late this summer ought to be required to cover their faces when indoors is one of the most hotly-debated topics across every state in the country right now.
On one side, misguided individuals seem to believe this is a matter of freedom and/or personal choice.
On the other side, those who believe in science and medicine and who trust the experts in these fields believe this is a matter of public health.
Over the last several weeks, there’s been an enormous uptick in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths due to the onslaught of the Delta Variant, which is far more contagious than the originall version of the coronavirus.
According to the Tennessee Health Department, only 48% of eligible Nashville residents are vaccinated.
As a result, more than half of the population over 12 years old are especially susceptible to this virus — while no child under the age of 12 is vaccinated.
And yet… somehow, for some incomprehensible reason… the issue of mask-wearing among this vulnerable population is not only unsettled.
It has turned into a fierce political debate.
Few observers are surprised where Walsh stands on the topic.
But quite a significant handful are stunned that Underwood appears to share his anti-masking view.
In the video he posted online, Walsh railed against the school board forcing boys and girls to wear masks at school, shouting:
"I have listened to your arguments and i’ve noticed they are missing a few things, namely evidence, data, science, common sense and basic human dignity."
He ranted about his completely mistaken belief Covid-19 poses no risk to children… and was applauded by half the room.
Walsh argued that mandating children to wear masks was a form of "child abuse" and said he opposes "teaching them that the air is toxic that everyone around them is sick."
The guy is a dangerous moron, and he’s now using the Underwood controversy to drum up further support and attention.
"Carrie Underwood liked my video and now the mob is coming for her.
"She should know better than to like something that they don’t like.
"This is an unforgivable sin," Walsh wrote in sarcastic fashion after seeing the backlash that quickly came the artist’s way.
“How long before Carrie Underwood officially renounces me? I give it 12 hours, tops.
"I could be wrong though. I’m basing this on our general experience with celebrities who face public backlash from the left.
"In fairness, she could be the outlier. Time will tell.”
Walsh then sent out one final sarcastic, self-aggrandizing tweet.
Like anyone else, I am upset and disturbed that Carrie Underwood liked one of my tweets.
She should know better than to indirectly endorse the opinions of an extremist and scoundrel such as myself.’
Her lack of judgment is appalling. I demand that she renounce me and apologize.
Underwood has not yet commented on the scandal.
Although she has voiced support for progressive issues (namely gay marriage) in the past, she also said once that she prefers to “stay far out of politics, at least in public, because nobody wins."
In this case, at least one person has very clearly lost.