Bruce Springsteen In Paris

The 62 year old Bruce Springsteen had this to say at a press conference in Paris, France.

“I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream,” Springsteen told the conference, where the album was aired for the first time. It was written, he claimed, not just out of fury but out of patriotism, a patriotism traduced.

“What was done to our country was wrong and unpatriotic and un-American and nobody has been held to account,” he later told the Guardian.

Spoken like a true #OWS loser. Bruce continues with more gibberish.

“A big promise has been broken. You can’t have a United States if you are telling some folks that they can’t get on the train. There is a cracking point where a society collapses. You can’t have a civilisation where something is factionalised like this.”

I think Bruce is referring to granting amnesty for illegal immigrants with the “telling some folks they can’t get on the train” line. Although, I’m not sure.

Later in the article, Bruce circled back and continued heaping praise upon the #OWS losers.

Springsteen, 62, says he is not afraid of how the album will be received in election-year America: “The temper has changed. And people on the streets did it. Occupy Wall Street changed the national conversation – the Tea Party had set it for a while. The first three years of Obama were under them.

“Previous to Occupy Wall Street, there was no push back at all saying this was outrageous – a basic theft that struck at the heart of what America was about, a complete disregard for the American sense of history and community … In Easy Money the guy is going out to kill and rob, just like the robbery spree that has occurred at the top of the pyramid – he’s imitating the guys on Wall Street. An enormous fault line cracked the American system right open whose repercussion we are only starting to be feel.

“Nobody had talked about income inequality in America for decades – apart from John Edwards – but no one was listening. But now you have Newt Gingrich talking about ‘vulture capitalism’ – Newt Gingrich! – that would not have happened without Occupy Wall Street.”

Seriously, What is Bruce Springsteen talking about? The Occupy Wall Street movement is not a paragon of American values and virtue. No matter how much the left tries to spin it.

When Bruce talks about income inequality he sounds a lot like Karl Marx.

“Private property has made us so stupid and one-sided that an object is only ours when we have it.”

Never been a big fan of Bruce and, after reading this article, never will be.

  • 5etester February 18, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    “Seriously, What is Bruce Springsteen talking about?”
    A guy that holds up John Edwards as his shining example really can’t be explained.

    • steve February 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm

      I just don’t get these entertainers and leftist attitudes.

      • LibertyAtStake February 19, 2012 at 11:14 am

        Hi Steve, see my stand alone snark below. Basically, these progressive entertainers develop their politics from their experience of being showered with riches that are orders of magnitude above and beyond their actual contribution to society … and subconsciously realizing this are driven to fits of redistributive guilt. But they rarely stop (or even begin actually) with their own wealth … no, they are compelled to use their platform of popularity to push their redistributive morality and anyone else who managed to earn anything somehow. When it comes to politics and policy, they are essentially court dandies way out of their depth when the discussion turns to what should be done about the barbarians camped outside the castle gates.

  • LibertyAtStake February 19, 2012 at 11:03 am

    Springsteen has spent the vast majority of his lifetime in an unreal bubble composed of fame and fortune … hey, wait, that kind of makes him a “one percenter”, doesn’t it? The guilt-ridden kind. Which explains the idiotic politics.

    “Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive”

    • steve February 19, 2012 at 2:37 pm

      Great explanations (both comments).

      I would ask Bruce and any other entertainer that is picking up the cause of Obama and his #OWS losers is how many records or concert tickets does he sell in N. Korea, Cuba or any other totalitarian regime where income equality has been implemented?

  • Rocky February 20, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    like most of his kind he has no ideal of the real world

    • steve February 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm

      No clue whatsoever

  • brihos February 22, 2012 at 7:03 am

    So did Springsteen just hand President Barack Obama a campaign soundtrack?

    • steve February 22, 2012 at 6:13 pm

      I’m sure Bruce wouldn’t complain if Obama used his music on the campaign trail. However, you can bet if the GOP candidate tried to use his music, Bruce would pitch a fit.