I'm old fashioned. I have deep respect and undying love for great songs. Some of them were written for Broadway shows; others to be performed at parties and in nightclubs. Some became popular over the radio or because they were included in beloved movie musicals.
Pierce's statement, misrepresented by the MRC, came in the context of a larger statement about how the Chappaquiddick incident effectively kept Kennedy from having the "moral credibility" to be president.