In response to Denver, Eddie Vedder, tore into Bush early in the OKC show (the second show of the tour). The response in mostly conservative Oklahoma? A standing ovation and thunderous applause. What a difference a day makes!
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Given Eddie Vedder and other band members’ statements in interviews these past, oh, 12 years or so, given the ads and links from
, given Vedder’s past activities and benefits, I’d like to meet these dozens of people who were appalled and outraged (I’m trying to avoid the s-word; the Casablanca quote is overused) that the band’s sympathies may not have been entirely in line with the war and the president. Particularly if I’m selling something.