The most extreme language? Hmmmmmmm...let's flash back to 2007.
The 61 year-old rock legend, a high-profile supporter of the US President, railed against critics for their use of the “most extreme language” to describe “the most modest reforms” being introduced by Mr Obama.
..."There's a widespread political consciousness that's perhaps deeper in Europe than it is in the States,” he told the Sunday Times magazine.
“The climate [in America] is very, very ugly for getting things done. The moderate reforms President Obama fought to make are called Marxist, socialist.
“I mean, the most extreme language is put into play to describe the most modest reforms that would move the economy back towards serving a majority of its citizens.”
"I think we've seen things happen over the past six years that I don't think anybody ever thought they'd ever see in the United States....When people think of the Unites States' identity, they don't think of torture. They don't think of illegal wiretapping. They don't think of voter suppression....They don't think of no habeas corpus," (referring to Guantanamo Bay)
"Those are things that are anti-American. There's been a whole series of things that... I never thought I'd ever see in America,"
You know what I and many others never dreamed we'd see in America, Mr. Stringbean? We never thought we'd see private companies and banks being taken over by the government. We never thought we'd have our health-care system and the choice of doctors taken over by the government.
More recently, we never thought we would see law-abiding American citizens--including the elderly and young children--being sexually harassed just because they are boarding an airplane, while the government is willing to cave to Muslim grievance organizations and let those wearing burkas pat down themselves. You all the other phony liberals were all upset during the Bush years about the poor terrorists being mistreated, but you don't have crap to say when Americans are being treated to police state conditions at a TSA line, you jerkoff!
So piss on you, Bruce Almighty! Because you earned your wealth off the working class, here's to hoping that your new album flops, since most working Americans have either not much disposable income or are unemployed.
Here's a reminder of how Springsteen treated US soldiers when he was rehearsing for his The Rising tour.
Springsteen is also an admitted draft dodger: He told Rolling Stone in 1984:
I did the basic Sixties rag, you know: fillin’ out the forms all crazy, not takin’ the tests.”