Skip to comments.The Boss apologizes for Wal-Mart deal, AC/DC is not sorry at all
Posted on 01/30/2009 2:11:07 PM PST by jimbo123
Bruce Springsteen, champion of the working class and all things New Jersey (and the halftime entertainment for Sunday's Super Bowl), has officially apologized for striking an exclusive deal with Wal-Mart to sell his current greatest-hits CD. The Boss tells The New York Times that he dropped the ball by not taking notice of Wal-Mart's labor practices. In one of the retailer's lowlights, it paid out $11 million for using illegal immigrants as janitors.
AC/DC, meanwhile, is sleeping soundly after striking a similar deal earlier this year. The resilient Aussie rockers' new album went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts. After 14 weeks, it's still at 43. I'm sure Bruce will feel terrible if Working on a Dream, which has been met with lukewarm reviews, enjoys similar success.
It would be interesting to see how the benefits compare between Walmart clerks and Springsteen’s roadies.
Ahhh, the holier-than-thou Bruce Springsteen and his hair-shirt.
Haha hypocrite limousine liberal.
The quintessential Ass Clown.
Lefties and labor unions all hate Wal-Mart. Bruce just forgot to hate until today.
Hey Bruce, want some whine with that cheese?
Hey, Bruce, how about apologizing to America for putting down our country, you jerk.
The Boss sucks. I’d rather see Janet Jackson’s fake boobs again than listen to Springsteens’ claptrap at halftime this sunday.
IIRC, Walmart paid (they had the big pockets), but the janitors worked for a contractor to Walmart, not Walmart itself.
This is how memes begin. The fact that it wasn’t Wal-Mart employing the illegals? Lost in the shuffle. Maybe Bruce will understand.
How is this multi-millionaire “entertainer” any more a “man of the people” than Ross Perot, T. Boone Pickens, the Bass family or Kim Jung Il?
I would rather spend the money on a gallon of paint, or....a lemon tree.
Who’s Bruce Springsteen?
"We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial"
From David Horowitz's FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetwork.org:
Profile: PETE SEEGER
*Musician, folksinger, songwriter, and political activist
*Joined the Communist Party in 1942
*"I'm still a Communist" -- Pete Seeger, 2004
"He also accuses me [Ronald Radosh] of attacking Pete Seeger for 'the consistency of his commitment to peace and social justice,' ignoring that what I argued is that Seegers only consistency was to the current Communist Party line; that in fact, Seeger was antiwar during the period of the Nazi-Soviet Pact; pro-war after the Soviet Union was the ally of the United States; and anti-war during the years of the Cold War and Vietnam. To Nichols -a rather dense left-winger -it is good form to acknowledge that perhaps 'Stalin was a bad guy,' and then simply get over it, and move on to campaign for very American socialist causes." --Ronald Radosh (former communist)
SCREW YOU BRUCEY
You know if Bruce limited himself to say $80,000 a year income he could give a lot of money to poor people.
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