Burt the Blogger

Burt is now a blogger. Bacharach’s first column, which appeared yesterday on the political website The Huffington Post, discussed the evolution of the new political consciousness in his music.

Unlike last fall, when Burt’s comments about President Bush and the Iraq War provoked an angry conservative backlash, the readers of the Huffington Post were almost universal in their praise and encouragement. Blogging isn’t the only new media Burt has recently become involved