Arlo Guthrie in a New York Times Magazine interview last Sunday:
Couldn't have said it better myself.
NYT: Where are you politically these days?
Arlo Guthrie: "I became a registered Republican about five or six years ago because to have a successful democracy you have to have at least two parties, and one of them was failing miserably. We had enough good Democrats. We needed a few more good Republicans. We needed a loyal opposition."
Live at The Guthrie Center Church October 11, 2008...
...and at Woodstock in 1969:
Per my last post, we still need a few more good Republicans.