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People are really ripping on Beyoncé for lip-syncing. Is the world too harsh on Yoncy?
—Matt, Vermont, via Twitter
In a word, yes.
Sure, technically, Beyoncé may have deceived the crowd at this week's inaugural, pretending to sing while the Marine Band was pretending to play. But if you think that's deserving of permanent scorn, you don't know much about the music business.