Wednesday, September 01, 2004

Bruce Springsteen, Alice Cooper Philosphize

Springsteen has penned more than one of rock's greatest anthems. His tales of the downtrodden working man have garnered him a constant flood of well deserved praise.

Unfortunately, his lyrical genius does not typically translate into workable political philosophy. His constant stumping for the Democrats as if they were still the party of the working class is embarassing.

Given the booing the Kerry girls got at the MTV Video Music Awards, I guess I'm not the only one who doesn't want his pop and politics mixed.

Alice Cooper certainly doesn't. The aging, former shock rocker recently told the Canadian Press, ""To me, that's treason. I call it treason against rock 'n' roll because rock is the antithesis of politics. Rock should never be in bed with politics."

He's right, and like most people who say bold, sensible things, he's getting

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