I am normally an admirer of Camille Paglia's intellect and insights. In this stupid Op-Ed she displays neither. In one of the stupidest comments I have ever heard in my life:
Most of her worshippers seem to have had little or no contact with such powerful performers as Tina Turner or Janis Joplin, with their huge personalities and deep wells of passion.
Yeah, Camille. Gaga's fans haven't had much contact with Turner or Joplin. Tina Turner is 70 years old. Her last single that charted was in 1992. Janis Joplin died in 1970. Even many of the parents of Gaga's fans are too young to remember Joplin.
How chickenshit can you get, Camille? You're an American writing about another American. Why do you have to go to a UK paper to do it?