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Statue of lauded rocker Chris Cornell vandalized in Seattle

No doubt some crazed late 80s hairspray metal fan was exacting revenge for the grunge coup of the early 90s.

The first wave of the insurrection got it right. Hit the state hard, hit the capitalist class hard, retreat, and disappear. What came next was a mixture of middle-class do-gooderism, culture war tribalism, and exaggerated sports rioting.

By The Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — A life-sized statue of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been vandalized outside the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.

Museum officials told The Seattle Times that the statue was covered with white paint or a similar substance on Thursday.

The damage is being assessed and the statue will be restored, museum officials said.


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