Thursday, August 05, 2004

Bruce Springsteen Editorial Today in the NY Times

I've already detailed that Springsteen will be part of the Vote for Change concerts taking place this fall in swing states. He goes a step further today in explaining his position on the state of our country here:

...Through my work, I've always tried to ask hard questions. Why is it that the wealthiest nation in the world finds it so hard to keep its promise and faith with its weakest citizens? Why do we continue to find it so difficult to see beyond the veil of race? How do we conduct ourselves during difficult times without killing the things we hold dear? Why does the fulfillment of our promise as a people always seem to be just within grasp yet forever out of reach?

I don't think John Kerry and John Edwards have all the answers. I do believe they are sincerely interested in asking the right questions and working their way toward honest solutions. They understand that we need an administration that places a priority on fairness, curiosity, openness, humility, concern for all America's citizens, courage and faith...

Thanks to my friend AC for the heads up!

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