Justin Bieber made his acting debut on the season premiere of CSI last Thursday as a "young domestic terrorist attending right-wing political events and planning a bombing." As stunt casting goes, this is a meaty role. How does one explain CBS tapping Bieber for this part instead of the more Bieber-esque guy-who-gives-Marg-Helgenberger-a-DNA-sample-and-is-ruled-out-as-a-suspect? Could the network be using the young Canadian's star power to advance an anti-Tea Party agenda? In the opinion of Fox News' American Newsroom panel, almost certainly yes.
This article is from the archive of our partner The Wire.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.