Bruce Springsteen: Trump ‘Doesn’t Grasp’ What Being American Means

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Rocker Bruce Springsteen took a shot at President Donald Trump, saying he “doesn’t have a clue” what the responsibilities of being the United States president mean.

“It’s just frightening, you know? We’re living in a frightening time. The stewardship of the nation … has been thrown away to somebody who doesn’t have a clue as to what that means,” Bruce Springsteen told CBS’s Gayle King in response to a video showing a Trump “Keep America Great” stump speech, in which he said he “didn’t need little Bruce Springsteen” and other celebrities to beat Hillary Clinton.

“And unfortunately, we have somebody who I feel doesn’t have a grasp of the deep meaning of what it means to be an American,” the “Born in the U.S.A.” singer said.

Springsteen — who joined fellow rocker Jon Bon Jovi and Barack Obama and Michelle Obama on stage at an election-eve rally for Hillary Clinton — has never shied away from taking on Trump.

The Grammy-winner said Trump’s candidacy was a “tragedy for democracy.” He also went after Trump during his “Springsteen on Broadway” show last year, telling a New York City audience “we’re just going through a terrible chapter in the battle for the soul of our nation.”

Jerome Hudson is Breitbart News Entertainment Editor and author of the bestselling book 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know. Order your copy today. Follow Jerome Hudson on Twitter @jeromeehudson.


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