Thursday, February 03, 2011

American Idol: It’s time to cowboy up

Wednesday, the “American Idol” judges went to Austin, Texas, and wrangled a real winner — a cowboy named John Wayne Schulz. Bowing to maternal pressure (she wanted him to audition), the humble rancher wowed the judges with a Brooks and Dunn number. He had a nice clear voice and a strong, loving heart. Mom, he told the judges, had battled breast cancer and he wanted to do something to please her. “He’s the kindest person you’ll meet,” mom said. And, sure enough, he prompted tears, got the golden ticket and sang like a dream. Look for him to rope a spot in the finals. Goodness deserves success...more

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