I agree with you, Dailey. Quite a few well known singers also took a strong anti-war stance, such as Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor, just a name a couple.
I guess the Dixie Chicks were singled out because they are from Texas, and many of the country music fans, particularly Texans, are pro-Bush. The Dixie Chicks are quite talented, and I hope they will make it big again.
It seems that many posters here are young, and they may not be familiar with the group or share in what we believe.