Sorry, America. But Loretta Lynn isn't up for consideration to become the nation's new Attorney General. But USA Today says the similarity between the country legend's name and the woman who has been nominated sparked a little bit of confusion and a flurry of Twitter activity late last week.
According to Twitter, the Country Music Hall of Famer would have been a popular choice for the position!
Did I hear this right? Loretta Lynn is the new attorney general?! Why couldn't this have been announced before the CMA's.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) November 8, 2014
Gotta say, I'm really excited about Loretta Lynn being nominated as our new Attorney General. Strange choice, but I'm all for it.— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) November 7, 2014
I admit: Every time I read about Loretta Lynch, I see "Loretta Lynn." Oh well, good to have an attorney general who can sing.— Notron Zil (@liznorton88) November 9, 2014
So who really IS Attorney General? On Saturday, President Obama officially named Loretta Lynch as his pick to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.
Will the REAL Attorney General please stand up?!
Loretta Lynn IS returning to the spotlight -- but not in a political capacity. She just announced a new label deal with Legacy Recordings, which is slated to release her new album sometime next year.
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