Skip to comments.Bruce Springsteen: George W Bush ruined lives
Posted on 01/16/2009 6:03:38 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
The Born to Run singer said that the US was now "suffering the consequences" of eight years of rule by a "very radical group of people" who had attempted to undermine the country's democratic values.
Describing President Bush's period in power as a "nightmare" for most Americans, the songwriter said: "We had a historically blind administration who didn't take consideration of the past; thousands of thousands of people died, lives were ruined and terrible, terrible things occurred because there was no sense of real history, no sense that the past is living and real."
In a rare interview, Springsteen said that President-Elect Barack Obama's election represented the triumph of the values and spirit he had attempted to capture in his music.
"His election was an incredible moment for someone who seemed to carry... enormous parts of American history with him. Someone who can reckon with the past, who can live with the past in the present, and move towards the future that's fabulous," he told Observer Music Monthly, in an article to be published on Sunday.
"And for the country to recognise that was a wonderful moment. This place we've been talking about, singing about ... it's alive. It isn't dead. It exists."
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
You ruined my ears, ‘Boss’. STFU.
I wonder if Brucie has himself an Islamoterrorist boyfriend. He sure is upset at President Bush.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
Were it not for a push by John Hammond, Bruce would still be selling surfboards and bathing suits in Belmar.
This overrated hack ruined my time...A Flock of Seagulls has more talent that him.
Boss — Since you were “Born to Run”, why don’t you just run away and STFO. Your political views are not shared by everyone.
Who gives a flyin’ fish fart what Springstein thinks. He is so yesterday!
The acronym is ICMFCL
We must remember to hold him accountable when AlQaida launches its next attack.
Try living on my my paycheck week to week and tell me how to live my life, Mr. working class hero...
I hope Hoss ordered new, wider checks, so he will have room to write out the dollar amount that he will be paying the IRS.
Democratic values? I could write about you and the rest of the degenerates in your crowd and how your immoral drug use, sexuality, homosexuality, vast and corrupt liberalism has ruined lives. However, because I am an unknown, no one would print it or listen. Clown, do you think that is democratic?
More like Useless Idiot.
John Hammond should be dug up and waterboarded.
Mr Springsteen seems to be a little obsessed with the PAST. And when you consider his career, I guess that’s pretty understandable.
When the bombs start dropping ole Brucie will be Frenchie waving the white flag. A pathetic Socialist twit.
Lookkee here shrimpette:
You were blessed by God with the talent to make two, and only two great albums (Wild Innocent and BTR), and legions of mindless Boss fans/robots who continue 35 years later to still throw wads of cash your way.
Be thankful and humble, and recognize that your gifts do not include astute commentary on world events.
Bruce, go shag one of the backup singers, you’ll feel better...
And how many Americans died while Clinton was in office plus the aftermath? IMHO he’s the one that allowed 9/11 to happen.
More proof that performance skills do not signify necessarily intelligence or wisdom.
What is so disappointing about such sophomoric idiotic and poorly informed opinions is that they damage your enjoyment of the individuals performances forever after.
LOL, that was the first thing that crossed my mind.
Clinton Administration seems more appropriate...
Or even the Carter years....
Well, Bruce, I know a few lives you’ve ruined, too. Quite a few guys back in school chose to listen to your music nonstop rather than study. They’re all losers now.
More honorable men died then you can even imagine so that idiots like you can mouth off your ignorance to the world.
In regards to Mr. Springsteen, some people just need to get their a$$ kicked, there’s no two ways about it.
What a jack@ss!
What the hell happens to people that bust their tails and make big money? They forget where they came from and what they had to do to get there. Sure wish he went broke so we could see if he has any work ethic left!
His music and democrat party left me along time ago. For that matter, the Republican party has left me as well!
I’m regretting buying his greatest hits cd.
Maybe it’ll make a good frisbie for the kids.
I’m not an American Idol type of person. I don’t care if you can sing, write songs or tap dance on ice skates. Artistic ability does not mean I will swoon over your political opinions.
I think Bruce needs to tslk to his buddy and get the facts straight:
Bruce Springsteen: Denin wearing ass-clown.
2 sharp for your kids. It’ll be good for target shooting though.
Springsteen regurgitated cliches and talking points from the last 8 years. Of course stringing these together could not produce a coherent thought.
And what does ICMFCL mean?
Yeah, Oprah needs to give him some space.
Further proof that celebrities lose their sanity. By the way Bruce, YOUR MUSIC ABSOLUTELY SUCKS !
Take an Ex-lax and attempt to sing, Bruce.
Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is old enough, but obviously not wise enough, to know that 30 years of decisions by both parties including Bill Clinton (9 years ago) and the Democrat-led Congress (current) led us to where we are today. Both parties have been culpable at some point, somewhere.
I would say Bush saved a few lives as well. And I wont get into all the innocent lives lost at the expense of Obama et al.
One more reason to stop attending this idiot’s concerts!
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