Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Western Union Edition

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As a teen, I had a great and terrible hatred for anything “country”, be it cowboy boots, Randy Travis music or movies with a western theme.  While clearly a snapback rebellion against the tiny little towns in which I grew up, it was an attitude that didn’t start to waver until my mid-twenties, and the release of “Young Guns II.”  In the ensuing couple of decades, I’ve grown to appreciate a good cowboy picture, and have in recent years followed several western series in my comic book pull lists, but there are still times when my fourteen-year-old self raises his acne-ridden head and snarls derision out of my face (usually due to hearing a Marty Robbins song.)  Still, we live at a time in which genre fictions are indistinguishable from what was once “mainstream” pop culture, which means it’s time to say damn the teenager inside, and consider today’s query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) got shot…

…DOOOOWWWNNNN inna blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaze o’ gloooreeee, asking: What is the best movie western of all time?