Skip to comments.Bruce Springsteen threatens South Carolina boycott if governor insists she is an Indian-American
Posted on 04/15/2016 3:49:25 PM PDT by The Looking Spoon
Following his cancellation of a concert in North Carolina over a law that prohibits transgender people from using bathrooms other than their biological sex, Bruce Springsteen declared that South Carolina will be next on his "s**t list" if Governor Nikki Haley insists on using the "archaic" way of identifying herself as Indian.
"I mean, it's 2016, who still says they're Indian? This isn't 19th century America, we recognize these people are actually Native Americans," said Springsteen, adding "if Governor Haley wants to disrespect herself that's her business, but I will not play another concert in South Carolina as long as she's governor if she doesn't start using the proper term 'Native American.'"
While she is a natural born American citizen Governor Haley's parents are immigrants from India, a fact that did little to change Springsteen's view on the matter.
Said an indignant Springsteen, "you mean there's a whole country of people who still think like this? Well, that's just one more place that will never be blessed enough to host a concert by me! Equality for all is too important an issue, and anyone who doesn't stand for equality doesn't stand with me, The Boss."
When reached for a comment Governor Haley declined to respond directly to Springsteen noting, "as a Republican I'm not fluent in indignant liberal hypocrisy, and I left my jackass to English translator at home, so I have no comment at this time."
Brucie Nikki’s family are from India..
I saw this cartoon the other day...it’s as sad as it is brilliantly put.
Are you actually THAT stupid, Brucie??????
Oh, it IS satire. At least for this week.
The way things have been, satire one weeks, is the truth the next week.
Hope he boycotts the entire nation.
Stranger Danger is now Changer Danger...
Satire doesn’t work as well as it used to. There is just too much going on that just can’t be made up! As soon as they take something to an extreme in satire, real life tops it.
I don’t know if this is fully relevant to this issue, but I just watched the “M*A*S*H” episode of Frank and Hot Lips trying to court martial Henry Blake for allegedly giving aid and comfort to the enemy (basically proven false) and Hawkeye blackmailing Burns into dropping the charges by threatening to tell Burns’ wife about Frank’s infidelity with Margaret.
The more I read about this and other remarks from Springsteen or Michael Moore or Sharon Stone about North or South Carolina or Mississippi, it really makes me think of how laughable their remarks and hypocrisy really are, like that of Frank Burns on “M*A*S*H”.
Springsteen is a nut. He had good music when the land was safe. Not so much anymore.
I hope his legacy is faggot from hell that played a harmonica.
Not worth seeing after Clarence Clemons passed on.
I’m sorry. this nothin jack ass “singer” ( I think he sounds bad) has pi$$ed me off.
Absolutely, Nikki is 100% Indian extraction. Plus very bright and a quality person. Did I say she is my governor?
My cousin went to high school with him, not the sharpest tool in the shed, she described him as “dense”.
I’m sure that somebody cares.....but why????
Yup .. wrote this guy off a long time ago ... i’ll take a Stevie or Jimmy Ray Vaughn over this POS anyday..
Hey Brucie! I’m a Kraut! Boycott Illinois!
The most sick person i have worked with in my 50 years....was a Bruce fan...If they said he was a necrophiliac pedophile....I would have said “figures”> I despise BSteen
Boycott over choice of word.
Note to speech police: you need to publish an official list of bad words, and when they became bad.
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